I just came across this very well written article – enjoy.
In our long and proud history many heroic Englishmen have held the hopes of the nation proudly on their shoulders.
Warriors such as Nelson, Wellington, and Bader have inspired stories of incredible bravery and courage. Whereas politicians like Wilberforce and Churchill have secured their place in legend.
Fiction though has thrown up figures who embody many of the traits the English hold dear in their hearts – integrity, resourcefulness, and of course the ubiquitous stiff-upper-lip. Like many heroes they succeed where lesser mortals would falter, and create an image of how we would all like to be. Others have the ability to stoically endure the hardships and utter confusion of this life, something many of us struggle to emulate.
So here’s a list of my top five fictional Englishman…let me know if you think differently.
Where would lovable idiot Berty Wooster be without the redoubtable Jeeves? As the…
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