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G. A. Henty

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. [1]

73 relations: A Final Reckoning, Adventure fiction, American Civil War, American Revolution, Arthur B. Robinson, Athenaeum (magazine), Austro-Prussian War, Aviation, Basil Dickey, Boer, British Empire, British Expedition to Abyssinia, Brompton Cemetery, Cambridge, Captain (armed forces), Carlism, Confederate States of America, Crimea, Crimean War, Dorset, Ed Rendell, Edmund Cobb, Elliott & Fry, England, Entomology, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Franco-Prussian War, Frank Clark (actor), Frederick Sadleir Brereton, French Revolution, George Morgan (screenwriter), Giuseppe Garibaldi, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Guy Arnold, Haiti, Harper (publisher), Herbert Strang, Homeschooling, Humphrey Carpenter, In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy, India, Jay Wilsey, Jews, Louise Lorraine, Loyalist (American Revolution), Mark McKinnon, Michigan Digitization Project, Minority group, Napoleonic Wars, Ottoman Empire, ..., Palestine (region), Percy F. Westerman, Punic Wars, Rachel Maddow, Ray Taylor (director), Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Baronet, Stereotype, Strike action, Suez Canal, The Boy's Own Paper, The Cat of Bubastes, The Times, Thomas Carlyle, Trumpington, Union (American Civil War), Union Jack (magazine), War correspondent, Westminster School, Weymouth, Dorset, With Kitchener in the Soudan, With Lee in Virginia, A Story of the American Civil War, World War I, Xenophobia. Expand index (23 more) »

A Final Reckoning

A Final Reckoning is a 1928 American Western film serial directed by Ray Taylor.

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Adventure fiction

Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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American Revolution

The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.

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Arthur B. Robinson

Arthur Brouhard "Art" Robinson (born March 24, 1942) is an American biochemist, politician and member of the Republican Party from the U.S. State of Oregon.

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Athenaeum (magazine)

The Athenaeum was a literary magazine published in London, England from 1828 to 1921.

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Austro-Prussian War

The Austro-Prussian War or Seven Weeks' War (also known as the Unification War, Prussian–German War, German Civil War, or Fraternal War and in Germany as German War) was a war fought in 1866 between the German Confederation under the leadership of the Austrian Empire and its German allies on one side and the Kingdom of Prussia with its German allies and Italy on the other, that resulted in Prussian dominance over the German states.

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Aviation

Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.

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Basil Dickey

Basil Dickey (November 23, 1880 – June 17, 1958) was an American screenwriter.

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Boer

Boer is the Dutch and Afrikaans word for farmer, which came to denote the descendants of the Dutch-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th century, as well as those who left the Cape Colony during the 19th century to settle in the Orange Free State, Transvaal (which are together known as the Boer Republics), and to a lesser extent Natal.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British Expedition to Abyssinia

The British Expedition to Abyssinia was a rescue mission and punitive expedition carried out in 1868 by the armed forces of the British Empire against the Ethiopian Empire.

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Brompton Cemetery

Brompton Cemetery is located near Earl's Court in west London, England (postal districts SW5 and SW10), in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Cambridge

The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England.

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Captain (armed forces)

The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.

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Carlism

Carlism (Karlismo; Carlisme) is a traditionalist and legitimist political movement in Spain seeking the establishment of a separate line of the Bourbon dynasty on the Spanish throne.

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Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865.

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Crimea

The Crimean Peninsula (Кры́мский полуо́стров, Кри́мський піво́стрів, Къырым ярымадасы), also known simply as Crimea (Крым, Крим, Къырым), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of 1853–1856 (Восточная война, Vostochnaya Voina), was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.

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Dorset

Dorset (or archaically, Dorsetshire), is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.

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Ed Rendell

Edward Gene "Ed" Rendell (born January 5, 1944) is an American politician who served as the 45th Governor of Pennsylvania, from 2003 to 2011.

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Edmund Cobb

Edmund Fessenden Cobb (June 23, 1892 – August 15, 1974) was an American actor.

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Elliott & Fry

Elliott & Fry was a Victorian photography studio founded in 1863 by Joseph John Elliott (14 October 1835 – 30 March 1903) and Clarence Edmund Fry (1840 – 12 April 1897).

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Entomology

Entomology (from Greek ἔντομος, moment, "that which is cut in pieces or engraved/segmented", hence "insect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age.

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Franco-Prussian War

The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, lit. German-French War, Guerre franco-allemande, lit. Franco-German War), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871), was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.

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Frank Clark (actor)

Frank Clark (December 22, 1857 – April 10, 1945) was an American actor of the silent era.

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Frederick Sadleir Brereton

Frederick Sadleir Brereton CBE (5 August 1872 – 12 August 1957) was a decorated soldier and an author of children's books on heroic deeds conducted in the name of the British Empire.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.

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George Morgan (screenwriter)

George Morgan (1854 – 8 January 1936) was an American actor and screenwriter.

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Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi (4 July 1807 – 2 June 1882) was an Italian general and politician who played a large role in the history of Italy.

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Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Gonville and Caius College (often referred to simply as "Caius") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Guy Arnold

Guy Arnold (born 1932) is a British author based in Marylebone, London, and a specialist in north-south relations who writes mainly in the areas of African history and politics, and international affairs.

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Haiti

Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti, is a country in the western hemisphere, and is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean.

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Harper (publisher)

Harper is an American publishing house, currently the flagship imprint of global publisher HarperCollins.

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Herbert Strang

Herbert Strang was the pseudonym of two English authors, George Herbert Ely (1866–1958) and Charles James L'Estrange (1867–1947).

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Homeschooling

Homeschooling, also known as home education, is the education of children inside the home, as opposed to in the formal settings of a public or private school.

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Humphrey Carpenter

Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter (29 April 1946 – 4 January 2005) was an English biographer, writer, and radio broadcaster.

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In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy

In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy is a novel by G. A. Henty published in 1888.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Jay Wilsey

Jay Wilsey (February 6, 1896 – October 25, 1961) was an American film actor (born Wilbert Jay Wilsey).

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Jews

The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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Louise Lorraine

Louise Lorraine (October 1, 1904 – February 2, 1981) was an American film actress.

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Loyalist (American Revolution)

Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War.

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Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon (born May 5, 1955) is an American political advisor.

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Michigan Digitization Project

The Michigan Digitization Project is a project in partnership with Google Books to digitize the entire print collection of the University of Michigan Library.

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Minority group

Minority group is a term referring to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, i.e. those who hold the majority of positions of social power in a society, and may be defined by law.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire led by Emperor Napoleon I against an array of European powers formed into various coalitions.

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Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti) which is also known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia.

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Palestine (region)

Palestine (فلسطين.,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; Hebrew: פלשתינה Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River.

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Percy F. Westerman

Percy Francis Westerman (1876 – 22 February 1959) was a prolific author of children's literature, many of his books adventures with military and naval themes.

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Punic Wars

The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC.

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Rachel Maddow

Rachel Anne Maddow (born April 1, 1973) is an American television host, political commentator, and author.

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Ray Taylor (director)

Ray Taylor (1 December 1888 – 15 February 1952) was a prolific American film director.

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Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd Baronet

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet PC (4 September 1843 – 26 January 1911) was an English Liberal and Radical politician.

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Stereotype

In social psychology, a stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things.

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Strike action

Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, on strike, greve (of French: grève), or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.

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Suez Canal

The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.

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The Boy's Own Paper

The Boy's Own Paper was a British story paper aimed at young and teenage boys, published from 1879 to 1967.

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The Cat of Bubastes

The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt (1889) is a historical novel for young people by British author G.A. Henty.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher.

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Trumpington

Trumpington is a village on the outskirts of Cambridge, England.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War, the Union was the term used to refer to the United States of America, and specifically to the national government and the 20 free states and five border slave states which supported it.

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Union Jack (magazine)

The Union Jack was a story paper of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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War correspondent

A war correspondent is a journalist who covers stories firsthand from a war zone.

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Westminster School

The Royal College of St Peter in Westminster, better known as Westminster School, is an independent school within in the precincts of Westminster Abbey in England.

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Weymouth, Dorset

Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.

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With Kitchener in the Soudan

With Kitchener in the Soudan; A Story of Atbara and Omdurman by British author G.A. Henty is the story of the British military expedition under Lord Kitchener and the subsequent destruction of the Mahdi's followers during the Mahdist War (1881–1899).

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With Lee in Virginia, A Story of the American Civil War

With Lee in Virginia, A Story of the American Civil War (1890) is a book by British author G.A. Henty.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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Xenophobia

Xenophobia is the dislike of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._A._Henty

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