5 edition of The Scottish Chiefs- Volume 1 (Large Print Edition) found in the catalog.
November 1, 2007
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||434|
The Scottish Chiefs was one of the greatest historical novels ever written. It portrays the war for Scottish Independence ( ) from the hated Roman Catholic Viking-Normans led by King Edward I. The Viking-Normans led by William the Conqueror invaded Britain in . Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. Good. No Jacket Very Good-No Jacket 12mo-over 6Ã,Â¾"-7Ã,Â¾" Very good-, slight edge wear, nice brick cloth with stamped black pictorial to cover and spine, gilt title cover and gilt decorative and title to spine, pages very solid, front inner hinger starting, two page frontis illus with tissue guard, Porter & Coates publishers had no consistent.
Characters Discussed. Sir William Wallace. Sir William Wallace, a Scottish patriot of the thirteenth century. He seeks to free Scotland from the domination of the English. This beautiful historical romance was written by Miss Jane Porter () and first published in to immense acclaim. It covers the exploits of Sir William Wallace, the renowned Scottish warrior and patriot, during the epochal years to Miss Porter augments the historical record with the patina of romance as she details the.
The Scottish Chiefs (Scribner’s Illustrated Classics) The books by Jane Porter are noteworthy and the title book is one such book. The remarkable use of language and the plot construction is the best in this series. Also, it is available only in paperback, kindle, hardcover and MP3 CD form. Based on eye-witness accounts from Polish refugees of the doomed independence struggle of the s, the book was praised by the great Polish patriot Kosciusko. The Scottish Chiefs () a novel about William Wallace, was also a success (the French version was banned by Napoleon), and it has remained popular with Scottish children.
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Miss Jane Porter wrote this book in but it is still an exciting and heroic story of The Scottish Chiefs, men and women, who attempted to drive the English occupying soldiers and their warrior king, Edward I of England, hero of the Crusades, out of Scotland. William Wallace, the valiant Murray, and many others and their deeds fill the pages/5(63).
I first read this historical novel as a teenager, and my current reading of it (50 years later) did not disappoint. My motivation was based in large part on David McCullough's thoroughly engrossing biography, "John Adams" () -- I was surprised to learn that Adams read "The Scottish Chiefs" during his retirement and enjoyed it very much/5(49).
I learned about The Scottish Chiefs from the same person from whom I learned about many old-fashioned books: Louisa May Alcott, in her book A Garland for of the stories contained therein is called Pansies, and in it some teenaged girls and Mrs Warburton, the elderly lady of the house the girls are staying at, discuss books they've read and their tastes in literature.4/5.
The Scottish Chiefs Jane Porter (17 January – 24 May ) was an English historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure.    Her work The Scottish Chiefs is seen as one of the earliest historical novels and remains popular among children in : Jane Porter, 17 JanuaryBailey in the city of.
Original White Cloth. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. p portrait frontis. The Commemorative Record of the Scottish National Demonstration in honour of The Right Honourable Arthur James Balfour, MP Chief Secretary for Ireland. The book records the celebration which included a mass meeting and banquet.
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The Scottish chiefs Volume 1 Nabu Press, Paperback, ; The Scottish 4/5(27). An adventure novel about William Wallace, one of the most popular books ever written by Jane Porter.
The French version was even banned by Napoleon, and the book has remained very popular with Scottish children, but is equally enjoyable for adults.
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The Scottish chiefs Volume 1 Nabu Press, Paperback, ; The Scottish 4/5(). Get this from a library. Clan chiefs, Scottish feudal barons. Volume 1, A-F. [Charles Mosley;] -- The th edition of this well renowned text incorporates a full index for all living persons.
Preliminary essays on the histories of major families and titles along with articles on the principal. make offer - scottish clans & their tartans color illustrated 11th edition book johnston circa Antique History Book "Famous Scots: The Balladists" $ The Scottish chiefs: a romance by Jane Porter; 40 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Fiction, Braveheart, History, Juvenile fiction, Scotland War of Independence,War of Independence,Revolutionaries, Kings and rulers; Places: Scotland; People: King of Scotland, Robert I, Robert I King of Scotland (), Robert I King of.
"The Scottish Chiefs" is a classic adventure tale, told in the style of Sir Walter Scott's "Rob Roy." The National Hero of Scotland, William Wallace, gets his story told with a heavy emphasis on romance and seeking a book version of "Braveheart" may be disappointed, as the story is 5/5(5).
The Scottish Chiefs: ISBN () Hardcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, The Scottish chiefs Volume 1: ISBN (). The Scottish Chiefs By Jane Porter. Originally published in Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
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