The Isleman

The Isleman

by Nigel Tranter
     
 

This is the story of Angus Og MacDonald, Lord of the Isles. The semi-independent prince of the Hebrides and much of the West Highland mainland, he was a worthy representative of a notable line, living in dramatic and exciting times for Scotland, England, and Ireland. He took his part in it all, an active supporter of Robert the Bruce, encouraging trade,

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This is the story of Angus Og MacDonald, Lord of the Isles. The semi-independent prince of the Hebrides and much of the West Highland mainland, he was a worthy representative of a notable line, living in dramatic and exciting times for Scotland, England, and Ireland. He took his part in it all, an active supporter of Robert the Bruce, encouraging trade, seeking to heal the feuding propensities of his people, allying the Isles with Orkney and Shetland and Norway, and travelling as far as the Baltic.

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a page from any of Nigel Tranters Scottish historical novels evokes the lie of the land better than a library of history books.

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ISBN-13:
9780340770191
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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