Volume 22 Issue 6 June 1972

Tithes in Country Life

Alan Wharham describes how the tithing system, by which the Anglican Church took a regular share of the hard-working farmer’s produce, was not finally abolished until 1936.

Temple Bar

Leonard W. Cowie traces six centuries in the history of a former London barrier.

Walpole and his Critics

During his many years of administration, writes H.T. Dickinson, Walpole was highly unpopular with large sections of the community.

Hannibal in Edinburgh

Dennis Proctor describes how a distinguished Scottish soldier in 1775 traced Hannibal’s route across the Alps.