Volume 22 Issue 3 March 1972

Brian Bowers assesses the first fifty years of public electricity supply in the United Kingdom and its scientific background.

On both sides, writes David Mitchell, during three years of conflict, political passions ran high.

John Nowell introduces and translates a contemporary portrait of the eighteenth-century actor at work, originally penned by G.C. Lichtenberg.

Clifton W. Potter profiles the leader of the Parliamentary Jacobites in the early eighteenth century.

C.R. Boxer describes how the Spanish and Portuguese empires were troubled by smugglers and interlopers on the high seas.

Norman Lloyd Williams analyses the observations of Etienne Perlin during his visit in 1553.