From luxury liners to troopships: Roland Quinault examines the close relationship between the Cunard line and Winston Churchill.
As a peacetime premier Herbert Asquith was held in high regard, but the First World War undid his reputation. That is an unfair judgment, argues Roland Quinault.
Though they are often seen as polar opposites,the architect of modern Germany and the great British Liberal statesman shared more in common than one might think. Roland Quinault draws comparisons.
Almost 50 years after his death, Churchill continues to fascinate historians, says Roland Quinault.
Roland Quinault offers an appraisal of the Iron Lady's legacy.
Roland Quinault looks at how the Victorians saw the old English system of trial by jury as a defining feature of British good government and fair play and as an example to other nations. Admiration for the system at home and abroad, though, contrasted with the practical realities faced by 19th-century juries.
Roland Quinault finds alarming parallels for the recent London bomb attacks in the 1880s.
Roland Quinault examines the career, speeches and writings of Churchill for evidence as to whether or not he was racist and patronizing to black peoples.
Roland Quinault discusses Gladstone’s view of the Second Afghan War both in opposition and during his premiership.
Ronald Quinault wonders what Churchill would have made of Maastricht in the light of his post-war activities.