Volume 36 Issue 7 July 1986

The Immigrant Experience

In this abridged version of the prize-winning essay from our recent competition, Tracey Earl follows the fortunes of the Protestant refugees who came to Canterbury from the sixteenth century onwards.

'Yet all Shall be Forgot'

Brian Holden Reid recounts his own experiences of great military events. their literature, political significance and memory.

Elizabethan America: 'God's Own Latitude?'

'In the beginning, America was in the way'. Only slowly did 16th-century Englishmen turn from the chimera of a short-cut to Asia's riches to the vision of precious metals to be mined and colonies planted in the New World.