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  • Hope Enduresby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2006; US$ 6.99

    The son of an Edinburgh merchant, Hope had a spectacular beginning to his career: at the age of seventeen, before he had even finished his legal education, he travelled to France to triumph in his first court case and caught the attention of his young king, James VI. It was the beginning of a life at the heart of the government of Scotland. From James... more...

  • Bruce Trilogyby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 18.99

    This trilogy tells the story of Robert the Bruce and how, tutored and encouraged by the heroic William Wallace, he determined to continue the fight for an independent Scotland, sustained by a passionate love for his land. This edition collects together Steps to the Empty Throne, Price of the King's Peace and Path of the Hero King , written by... more...

  • The Story of Scotlandby Nigel Tranter

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.22

    Scotland's story cannot be told merely in terms of documentary evidence, for this would be to neglect an integral part of the nation's heritage. The legends, myths, stories and memories handed down from generation to generation must be added to the bare bones of factual record if the character of the country is to be truly revealed. Nigel Tranter was... more...

  • Envoy Extraordinaryby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 6.99

    Patrick of Dunbar was more interested in encouraging the trade generated by the great wool production of his sheep-strewn Lammermuir Hills than in warfare and matters of state. But these were troubled times. The Scottish king, Alexander III, was but a child and the heir to the English throne, Edward Plantagenet, already proving aggressive. But it was... more...

  • High Kings And Vikingsby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 7.99

    As Christendom approached the first Millennium, conflict and war prevailed throughout a troubled Scotland. The population remained under constant threat from bloodthirsty Viking raids, and the High Kings of Scots came and went, their brief reigns usually coming to a violent end. In 995, young Cormac mac Farquhar, newly succeeding his father as... more...

  • Triple Allianceby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 6.99

    Having won the Battle of Dunbar in 1650, Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, sought to bring Scotland also under his protectorate. When he eventually returned to England, leaving General George Monk in command, one of the Roundhead officers left behind was Colonel James Stansfield, who was made 'governor' of Haddingtonshire. Stansfield befriended... more...

  • Flame for the Fireby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 7.99

    It was the outstanding beauty of his sister Janet with her flame-red hair which was to bring David Kennedy of Carrick to the attention of Scotland's romantic and personable monarch, James IV. But whatever its cause, the association between the King and David Kennedy was to prove highly beneficial to Scotland in the troubled years ahead, when... more...

  • The End of the Lineby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 6.99

    As the 15th century dawned, Scotland was plunged into chaos. With the new king ailing and weak, his unscrupulous younger brother, the Earl of Fife, seized his chance to become Regent and Governer of the realm. Sent to London to appease the English king, George the Cospatrick, 10th Earl of Dunbar and March, struck up a lasting friendship with Richard... more...

  • Right Royal Friendby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 8.99

    When James the Sixth, His Grace of Scotland, also becomes His Majesty of England, far-reaching changes take place in the two realms. David Murray, the young son of Sir Andrew, a Perthshire laird, has no aspirations to greatness. Then a chance encounter with King James the Sixth leads to him becoming Cup Bearer and Master of the Horse to his young... more...

  • Marie And Maryby Nigel Tranter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 8.99

    Marie de Guise ruled Scotland alone after the death of her husband James V. She foiled Henry Tudor of England's plans to marry her baby daughter to his son Edward and unite the two thrones under English rule by sending Mary to France. She kept the peace between Protestants and Catholics while John Knox was becoming a fiery power in the land.... more...