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Tales of a Grandfather
Being the History of Scotland from the Earliest Period to the Battle of Flodden in 1513

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  • Date Published: January 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107453678

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  • Originally published in 1909 as part of the English Literature for Schools collection, this book contains an edited edition of Sir Walter Scott's Tales of a Grandfather, which covers the history of Scotland from the pre-Roman period until the Battle of Flodden in 1513. The text is written in a fluent and readable style, and critical notes are supplied at the end of the book. This volume will be of value to anyone with an interest in Scottish history or the history of education.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107453678
    • length: 326 pages
    • dimensions: 180 x 126 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. How Scotland and England came to be separate kingdoms
    2. The story of Macbeth
    3. The feudal system, and the Norman conquest
    4. Malcolm Canmore to William the Lion
    5. Alexander II, Alexander III and the Danish invasion
    6. Death of Alexander III and usurpation of Edward I
    7. The story of Sir William Wallace
    8. The rise of Robert the Bruce
    9. The exploits of Douglas and Randolph
    10. The battle of Bannockburn
    11. Exploits of the Scottish chiefs. Death of Robert the Bruce
    12. Of the government of Scotland
    13. David II and the return of Baliol
    14. Sieges and tournaments
    15. Return, captivity, and death of David II
    16. Robert II. The battle of Otterburn
    17. Robert III. Clan feuds. Capture of Prince James
    18. Regency of Albany. Return of James I
    19. Reign of James I
    20. James II and the Douglasses
    21. Overthrow of the Douglasses. Death of James II
    22. James III and his favourites
    23. Accession and marriage of James IV
    24. Battle of Flodden and death of James IV.

  • Author

    Walter Scott


    P. Giles

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