James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1857 – Wild Confusion

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1857 – Wild Confusion

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Chinese Insurrection

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Chinese Insurrection

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Secret Societies

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Secret Societies

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Chinese Kungsi

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1856 – Chinese Kungsi

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1855 – Despatches

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1855 – Despatches

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1854 – Council of Sarawak

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1854 – Council of Sarawak

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – Heads of Inquiry

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – Heads of Inquiry

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – Hostile Witnesses

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – Hostile Witnesses

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – The Commission

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – The Commission

James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – The Expedition

James Brooke became the first White Rajah of Sarawak in 1841 after inheriting £30,000 and investing it in the schooner ‘The Royalist’ and sailing for Borneo.  We are publishing a blog series that covers his adventures – taken from one of the books in our library called Rajah Brooke by Sir Spenser St John published … Continue reading James ‘Rajah’ Brooke – 1853 – The Expedition