Marlborough’s Hero’s Part 2.

Taking the Queens Shilling

You could have been one of them rascals in red waiting with Joseph Fleet for the order to advance that day in Bavaria, well before you go head over heels down to the local tavern to let the sergeant buy you a round let me tell you a few things about taking the Queen’s shilling. Continue reading

Changing the Face of Piracy.

 How did a bunch of thieves and murderer’s become hero’s? Ever wonder? Here’s how I see it. Continue reading

The Ottoman War.

Yes I know it sounds like a titanic struggle between a man and his footstool, but actually I often feel that one of the great forgotten wars is that of the attempted Ottoman conquest of Europe. Continue reading