Volume 2 Issue 10 October 1952

A Visit to Russia, 1839

George Charles Henry Victor Paget, the 7th Marquis of Anglesey, shares the stories behind the trip that his ancestor, the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, paid to the Court of Russia with his sons during the summer of 1839.

Maria Graham in Chile, 1822-23

George Pendle finds that the authoress of Little Arthur's History of England was also an inquisitive and adventurous traveller.

The Herring and History

S.M. Toyne investigates how, from earliest times, the migration of the herring has exercised an important influence on the history of the peoples living around the North Sea and the Baltic.

The Founding of Pennsylvania

In 1952, the Society of Friends celebrated its tercentenary. One of the Quakers' greatest achievements was the founding of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1681. By Henry J. Cadbury.