British history

My Lute | Guide to Daily Reading 12/13/22

William Drummond born on this date in 1585. Daily Readings: *There are days when internet searches are even stupider than they were yesterday. William Drummond of Hawthornden, author of The History of Scotland: From the year 1423 until the year 1542 To His Lute My lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With …

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Guide to Daily Reading 11/17/22

Lucknow relieved by Campbell on this date in 1857 Daily Readings Theodore Goodridge Roberts (1877-1953), Canadian novelist and poet. The Reader’s Encyclopedia of American Literature (1962) tells me his career was “long and distinguished, as befits a member of his well-known family.” He was a war correspondant during the Spanish-American War, and a Captain in …

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