G.H.L. LeMay

Two British Embassies to China: 1793 and 1816

Chinese Governments are notoriously difficult in their relations with Europe. G.H.L. LeMay gives a chastening account of two early British attempts to get into diplomatic touch with Pekin.

Napoleonic Warfare

G.H.L. LeMay sets the unique military features of Napoleonic France against those of the eighteenth century at large.

Prince Albert and the British Constitution

At first allowed by the British politicians “only just as much space as he could stand upon” Queen Victoria’s Consort, nevertheless, succeeded in setting the pattern for modern constitutional monarchy, as G.H.L. LeMay here shows.