It was a bright morning in the month of August, when
a lad of some fifteen years of age, sitting on a low
wall, watched party after party of armed men riding
up to the castle o...
G. A. Henty once described himself as "a fierce and truculent Briton, ready to defy the whole world." It was an exaggerated yet appropriate description, given Henty's character and appearance. He was ...
When Victoria ascended the British throne on 20 June 1837, G. A. Henty was not yet five years old. Yet in thousands of young boys' lives Henty was destined to be as important as the queen. In a 1980 r...