Charlotte M. Yonge was an English teacher and Victorian era author of many fiction and non-fiction works, who dedicated her talents as a writer to the service of the church and was widely read and respected in the nineteenth century. “The Armourer's Prentices” is a historical novel, published as a serial in “The English Illustrated Magazine” in 1884. The action is set in the reign of Henry VIII. On the death of their father, a New Forest Verderer, his younger sons, Ambrose and Stephen Birkenholt are left orphans and going to make travel in London to search of their mother's brother. As well as the others Yonge's literary works, this one is characterized by the historical accuracy. You have the great opportunity to get acquainted with the characters and events of a little known period of history! Enjoy the reading!