Tennyson Probably Didn’t See This Coming

Times Online – When Mr Justice Collins upheld the conclusion of the Oxfordshire Coroner, that sending a soldier into battle with defective equipment could breach his human rights, he referred to the Crimean War. “The failures to provide adequate medical attention in the Crimean War would be regarded, whereas the Charge of the Light Brigade would not, as a possible breach of Article 2,” he said.

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