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Robert the Bruce By Ronald McNair Scott

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Robert the Bruce is one of the great heroic figures of history. When after years of struggle Scotland was reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England it was Bruce who, supported by the Scottish Church and a group of devoted followers, had himself crowned at Scone as King of Scots and renewed the fight for freedom.

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Robert the Bruce: King of Scots by Ronald McNair Scott

Robert the Bruce is one of the great heroic figures of history. When after years of struggle Scotland was reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England it was Bruce who, supported by the Scottish Church and a group of devoted followers, had himself crowned at Scone as King of Scots and renewed the fight for freedom. Ronald McNair Scott has used the accounts of contemporary chronicles, particularly those of John Barbour, to reconstruct the story of one of the most remarkable of medieval kings. It is a story with episodes quite as romantic as those of King Arthur, but one which belongs to the authentic history of the Scottish nation.

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About Ronald McNair Scott


Ronald McNair Scott was educated at Cheltenham College and St John's College, Oxford. As a young man he became literary critic for the Sunday Times and the author of two novels. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. From boyhood he has been fascinated by Robert the Bruce, and spent six years researching and writing this book.

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GOR001393823
Robert the Bruce: King of Scots by Ronald McNair Scott
Ronald McNair Scott
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
1999-03-23
272
0862416167
9780862416164
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