Oral Histories – Proud to Serve

Capture from the Proud to Serve video

The second of a series of oral histories that we are publishing throughout February 2013 (LGBT History Month) focuses on being gay in the armed services before the ban on gays serving was lifted in 2000. Martyn tells how much he loved his job as a chief in the Royal Navy, he joined at 17 […]

A Navy Court Martial 1807 – by Rictor Norton

Reproduced by kind permission of the Author: Rictor Norton (Ed.), “A Navy Court Martial, 1807,” Homosexuality in Eighteenth-Century England: A Sourcebook. 26 November 2006; updated 2 March 2011 . Source: http://rictornorton.co.uk/eighteen/1807berr.htm   Tuesday, 6 October 1807 COURT MARTIAL. On the 2d instant a Court Martial was held on board the Salvador del Mundo, in Hamoaze, […]