Category Archives: Anglo Boer War

OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

On the 29th of January 1856¬†Queen Victoria issued the royal warrant that established the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.¬† Prior to the 1850s, there was no official standardised system for recognition of … Continue reading

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Shipshape and Bristol Fashion (1)

For quite some time I have been mulling over a return trip to Bristol, I wanted to go already in 2017 but the weather was just not amiable to a day trip so I kept on putting it off. However, … Continue reading

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