The Battle of Trafalgar: In Words and Images – the Death of Nelson (Part 4)

This page contains numerous references, including those from the previous mentioned BritishBattles.com, as well as the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Collection currently in the possession of Queen Elizabeth II.

England expects that every man will do his duty – a Belated Commemoration

On the 21st of October in the year 1805, one of the greatest battles in the history of naval confrontations was fought between the British Royal Navy and the French forces of Napoleon Bonaparte. By the time the Battle of Trafalgar concluded, not only had a great victory been scored against Napoleon and his attempts Read More …

Savannah: A Crowe’s Point Adaptation of the Movie ‘Laura’ – Part Four

After a morning of interviews, Bud returned to the office to organize his notes, talk to others on the case, throw out some speculations (there were plenty of speculations), and update his captain on developments. Thankfully, he had a commanding officer who was not attempting to take the high profile case from him, and had Read More …

On This Date…October 19th, 1216

At Newark Castle in Nottingham, England, the still-controversial King John of England – son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and brother to Richard I (the Lionheart) – died after a bout of dysentery he likely contracted in September of the same year. England was in the midst of a civil war. John had Read More …