Dr Christopher Brice
Dr Christopher Brice was born and raised in Leicestershire, where he has lived all his life except for two years in Suffolk. He read History and Politics at undergraduate level before embarking on his PhD thesis, initially as part of a joint research agreement between the War Studies Department of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and De Montfort University. The thesis was entitled 'The Military Career of General Sir Henry Brackenbury 1856-1904'. Dr Brice has given lectures at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the National Army Museum on Henry Brackenbury and elements of his career, along with other subjects connected with the Victorian British Army. In 2018 he spoke at the Malvern Festival of Military History. In 2018 he also organised the Warfare in the Victorian Age conference on behalf of Helion. He also gave a lecturer at the Victorian Military Society’s annual seminar in 2019. That same year he was elected to the council of the Victorian Military Society. # He is a career historian and his first book, a biography of General Sir Henry Brackenbury entitled The Thinking Man’s Soldier, was published in January 2013. His second book, a biography of Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, entitled Brave as a Lion, was published in 2017. He is working on numerous others books at present, in combination with his work for Helion as a Series editor. In the latter capacity he has already edited and helped to bring to publication a number of books dealing with differing aspects of warfare in the 19th Century.
- Brave as a Lion : The Life and Times of Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough Author
- The Thinking Man's Soldier : The Life & Career of General Sir Henry Brackenbury 1837-1914 Author
- From Musket to Maxim 1815-1914 Series Editor