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Charles Chenevix Trench

After the last great victory of the English longbow at Flodden, writes Charles Chenevix Trench, three centuries of experiment passed before an accurate long-ranged firearm was devised.

Charles Chenevix Trench finds it ironical that horsed cavalry attained something near perfection just at the point when the military discipline was relegated to history.

Charles Chenevix Trench finds that, as Governor of Equatoria and then Governor-General of the Sudan from 1874-1880, one of C. G. Gordon’s chief concerns was suppressing the slave-trade.

Charles Chenevix Trench assesses the enterprising officer’s life in Asia and Africa of Colonel Stewart, the man assigned to the Sudan in the time of the ‘Mahdi’.

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