I am very sorry this post is a little late today, I’ve fallen rather behind with my blogging and reading but plan on getting back on form in June. 258 fler ord
If there`s one thing the British as a whole can identify with and make the tears flow copiously, it`s an heroic military failure; and despite the tub thumping martial reverence for it`s supposed great military exploits, nothing gets a Brit`s blood pumping quite so strongly as a glorious military defeat. 353 fler ord
A letter from Queen Victoria to Lincoln’s Alfred Lord Tennyson has been bought by Lincolnshire County Council for the Tennyson Collection.
A two-page letter, dated March 1884, detailing the Queen’s ‘terrible sorrows’ after her youngest son died, written to the famous Lincolnshire-born poet, has been added to the Tennyson archive in the city. 160 fler ord