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Flowers of Chivalry By Nigel Tranter

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Starting in 1332, this is the story of Sir William Douglas and Sir Alexander Ramsay as they struggled to preserve Robert the Bruce's legacy of independence for Scotland and her five-year old king.

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Flowers of Chivalry by Nigel Tranter

Once again Scotland was fighting for her survival as a free and independent nation.
Robert the Bruce's legacy, three years after his death in 1329, is in danger. With a five-year-old heir guarded by an ageing and diminishing band of lieutenants, the English King, Edward III, has seen his opportunity. War is renewed, a puppet king set up.
In the years of struggle that follow, two men stand out as leaders of their people: Sir William Douglas, the Knight of Liddesdale, known as the Flower of Chivalry; and Sir Alexander Ramsay of Dalwolsey.
Friends and comrades-in-arms by their gallantry and daring, they do more than any others to save their country.
Yet something is to happen between them that will cause one of the most desperate events in Scotland's violent and dramatic history . . .

'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday

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He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history * Daily Telegraph *
One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers * The Times *
An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels * She magazine *
Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes * Scotland on Sunday *
Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting * Historical Novels Review *
An informative, entertaining read * Daily Examiner *
He treats history with respect * Financial Times *

About Nigel Tranter

One of Scotland`s best-loved authors, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died at the age of ninety on 9 January 2000.

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Flowers of Chivalry by Nigel Tranter
Nigel Tranter
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