Tag Archive: the 18th century

Champion of Liberty and Son of Freedom: Thaddeus Kosciuszko in the American Revolution

Read this fascinating biography of Thaddeus Kosciuszco, a largely unsung hero of the American Revolution, who traveled from his Polish homeland to aid the cause of liberty in the New World.

Passing the Mantle: The Complex Relationship between General Edward Braddock and Colonel George Washington

Learn about the complex father-son relationship between the crusty British General Edward Braddock and his young colonial aid, Colonel George Washington during the French and Indian War.

An English Jacobite: James Radcliff, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater and the ’15 Rising

Learn about the heroic life and death of James Radcliff, Earl of Derwentwater, a Catholic English nobleman and stalwart Jacobite who participated in the 1715 uprising against King George I, and was beheaded as a martyr for “the king across the water” and the Catholic faith.

“Gentleman Johnny”: The Life and Times of General John Burgoyne

The Right Honorable General John Burgoyne, General in the British Army and MP for Preston, is probably most famous for commanding the losing Army at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777, during the… Continue reading

For the Glory of the Marines: The Life and Legacy of Major John Pitcairn

Immerse yourself in the dramatic and engaging story of this inescapably paradoxical and unflinchingly heroic Royal Marine who fought and died during the American War for Independence.

Who Among You Are With Me?: The Story of the Black Robe Regiment

Discover the Black Robe Regiment, a group of devoted Christian pastors who fueled the fire of the American Revolution and whose dedication to Christian morality and resilient patriotism influenced our founding documents.

Bringing Sight to the Blind: A Movie Review of “Amazing Grace”

Discover the deeply moving story of William Wilberforce, a young politician who stood out in the 18th century British parliament and championed the abolition the British Slave Trade.

I Will Be A Hero

“His eyes focused and he was sure he could see a golden orb floating in front of him. It entranced him. There was no doubt in his mind that this vision was from God…” (Rated: PG)

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