I have a good basic knowledge of British political history, but my speciality is the Kings and Queens of England and Scotland from 927 AD. Please no social history questions, it's not my strong point and I'm unlikely to answer them.
No professional experience, but a lifelong interest and access to a variety of sources of information.
"A" level in History.
History is the most interesting subject anyone can study as simple as that. We are surrounded by it everywhere, it is part of our lives and should be cherished.
You never stop learning, hopefully the questions I receive will further my knowledge.
There are two sides to every story. It is possible that any historical event can be viewed in entirely opposing perspectives and yet both viewpoints can have a basis in fact, ie the IRA - freedom fighters or terrorists ?
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Hello Shelley. The most likely reason would be that the father went out to India either with the Army or as an employee of the East India Company, taking his family with him. Semapur seems to have been
Hello Sharad. In most cases yes. Simply because GB had no convenient colonies at which to stop en route to India. Ships would sometimes stop over in Brazil, but that was only if they were blown far off
Hello Sharad. It all depends on what date your looking at. Amazingly there were no stopovers before 1795 and only one after that date at the Cape Colony until 1814 when GB acquired Mauritius from the
Hello Dave. I've been asked this question several times. The bible was mass produced in Glasgow and is worth very little, despite its age and design. The best thing to do is take it to an antiquarian
Hello Sharon. Yes, passengers had to disembark immediately upon the ship's docking in port. From the 1840s we had the telegragh which meant that people could announce their arrival by telegram. They would