Robert the Bruce – And all That
Robert the Bruce – And all That. This book is blood spattered Scottish History at it’s most entertaining! This book take a look at Robert the Bruce and it is packed with historical facts about one of Scotland’s legendary figures. This book will teach you how to tell Bruce fact from nonsense.
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Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald - Bonnie Prince Charles campaign to become the King Great Britain ended in disaster on the bloody battlefield of Culloden Moor. For months afterwards he was a fugitive, hunted by government troops across the highlands and Islands of Scotland. This book tells the story with Flora MacDonald a 24 year old woman who disguised the Prince as her Irish spinning maid and smuggled him out of Scotland.
The Story of Saltire - The history of Scotland's Flag. Read all about the mystic origins of Scotland's national flag and the tales associated with it over the centuries. Read how on the eve of the tenth century battle, between the Picts and the Northumbrians the Scottish king had a vision of a white cross on a blue sky and predicted his victory. Find out how the flag has inspired the Scots in battle and in peacetime, even down to the modern invasions of Wembley by football supporters.
Folk Takes of the Highlands - The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rich in strange stories and folk tales. Read about the seven brothers who were slaughtered by the Giant of Jura, the drowned sailors who came back to life as seals, buried treasure and the vanity of two giants which turned a life of poverty into a life of prosperity for folk living in a glen beside Lich Shiel. This book has something for everyone.
Macbeth And All That - is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland’s infamous king. Journey back to the dark ages where the throne is splattered in blood and death lurks in every corner. Join Macbeth’s quest for power – and find out why the truth is very different from the way Shakespeare told it.