John R. Guy introduces the soldier, churchman, and Royalist Fellow of New College who served Russia and Sweden during Cromwell’s years of power, and who returned to post-Restoration Britain to become a prominent parson in the Church of Wales.
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Stephen Clissold describes a world of Christian slaves and Moslem masters in North Africa, from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries.
Minna F. Weinstein profiles the last Queen of Henry VIII; a Protestant of learning who helped to determine the religious future of England.
David Woodward describes insurrection in the Austro-Hungarian fleet on February 1st, 1918.
Alton Ketchum describes the Founding Father's earliest military foray, against the French on the headwaters of the Ohio River.
Michael Langley describes how, until a mid-eighteenth century innovation, navigators seldom knew exactly where they were when at sea.
Joanna Richardson introduces the creator of the popular press in France and a supreme example of the self-made man.