Tuesday, 13 July 2010

First Shots in the American War of Independence fired in England

A fascinating piece in The New York Times by History Today contributor Adrian Tinniswood in which he explores the ‘prequel’ to the American Revolution and the major role played in the English Civil Wars by American colonists.

Meanwhile, in The Guardian, A.N. Wilson comes to the defence of the at once ridiculous and sublime Hugh Trevor-Roper.

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