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The Captive Crown House of Stewart Trilogy 3 by Nigel Tranter

The Captive Crown House of Stewart Trilogy 3


The Captive Crown House of Stewart Trilogy 3 by Nigel Tranter

With the heir to the throne murdered, King Robert III a sick weakling, and his remaining son a child, Scotland and the Stewarts were in a bad way three generations on from the great Bruce. But two young men stood out: Alex Stewart, bastard son of the notorious Wolf of Badenoch, and his cousin, Brave John of Coull, a son of the hated regent. With their fortunes are entwined those of Sir Jamie Douglas, through whose eyes the story is told. The Captive Crown concludes the great trilogy of novels which charts the rise against all odds of the royal House of Stewart. 'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday


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

About the Author

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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Publication date

1st March 1990


Nigel Tranter

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Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


384 pages


Historical romance



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