He might have been a staunch protector of the British Empire, but the British Prime Minister had a love of the Orient and Islam
By Matilda Battersby Sunday 28 December 2014
The family of Sir Winston Churchill urged him to “fight against” the desire to convert to Islam, a newly discovered letter has revealed.
The Prime Minister who led Britain to victory in World War Two was apparently so taken with Islam and the culture of the Orient that his family wrote to try and persuade him not to become a Muslim.
In a letter dated August 1907 Churchill’s soon to be sister-in-law wrote …