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Stories of the Scottish Border

William Platt

Stories of the Scottish Border

by William Platt

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Published by George G. Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mr. and Mrs. William Platt ; with sixteen full-page illustrations by M. Meredith Williams.
ContributionsPlatt, William, Mrs.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13899731M

“The Reiver” is a historical romance novella set in the borderlands of Scotland, starring the handsome Duncan Maxwell and Jamie Johnston who belong to long-feuding rival clans. Duncan, a Scottish overlord, confronts a thieving child and surprisingly discovers that his “gaunt-faced, dirty-cheeked prisoner was no lad, but a lady”/5().   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Minstrelsy of the Scottish border, Volume 1 by Walter Scott - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

  “Exploring History in the Scottish Borders” provides an overview of the history of this turbulent area. This didn't produce Robin Hood characters, it produced a tough and often violent people, the border reivers. In the 16th century the Scottish borderland made the American wild west of the 19th century look like a kindergarten/5(7). Recommended reading for every destination on earth: We found 14 books set in the Scottish Borders.

  Coronavirus in the Border region: The latest on the outbreak The number of cases of the COVID virus confirmed in Cumbria and the south of Scotland by Public Health England is rising. Meanwhile the recent Borders Railway offers a direct link between Tweedbank in the Borders and Edinburgh Waverley, with a total journey time of under an hour. The outdoors: With its gently undulating hillsides and tranquil valleys, the Scottish Borders is a place of captivating natural beauty.


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The book recounts the military stratagems, treachery and courage of those who struggled for control of the Border lands and of the whole country, and tells of the triumphs or tragic fate of those who took part on both sides. It also tells us stories of the Border Reivers, raiders who lived by riding out and stealing their neighbours’ livestock.

Stories of the Scottish Border by William Platt and Mrs. William Platt. Download. Bibrec. Bibliographic Record. Author.

Platt, William, Author. Platt, William, Mrs. Illustrator. Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (Vol. 1, 2 & 3 of 3): Consisting Of Historical And Romantic Ballads, Collected In The Southern Counties Of Scotland; Few.

A Marcher Lord: a story of the Anglo-Scottish borders (The Borderers Book 1) - Kindle edition by Bryant, Lynn. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Marcher Lord: a story of the Anglo-Scottish borders (The Borderers Book 1)/5(6). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Farming Stories from the Scottish Borders: Hard Lives for Poor Reward by Colin Whittemore at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Due to Pages:   This lively and entertaining collection of folk tales from the Scottish Borders is rich in stories tall and true, ancient and recent, dark and funny, powerful and fantastical. Here you will find tales of Thomas the Rhymer, Tam Linn, the Lochmabon Harper, Muckle /5.

The lord of the castle was the Earl of March (the word March in those days meant a border-land), but he was away with the Scottish army, and his wife was in charge of the castle. She was the daughter of that brave Earl of Moray, Guardian of Scotland, who has just been mentioned.

Only one period in history is immediately, indelibly and uniquely linked to the whole area of the Scottish and English Border country, and that is the time of the Reivers.

Whenever anyone mentions 'Reiver', no-one hesitates to add 'Border'. It is an inextricable association, and rightly so/5. Stories of the Scottish Border by Platt, Mr and Mrs William: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Wikipedia Book - Stories of the Scottish Border.

M4B Audiobook (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Stories of the Scottish Border. William PLATT ( -) and Mrs. Willlam PLATT (-) Nothing seems to be known about Mr and Mrs William Platt, the writers of Stories of the Scottish Border.

What they produced is an eccentric. Hello.I have been given a book which contain’s what appears to be weekly tale’s of the border’s story’s starting with no3 and ending at no94 Saturday aug some weekly edition’s are not in this book has writing in the front, which say,s that it was put together and bound by John Bennett This person J Bennett also state,s that it was his father,s printing.I.

This is the story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London or Edinburgh or in the tired terms of national histories, but up close and personal, toe to toe and eyeball to eyeball across the tweed, the Cheviots, the Esk and the tidal races of the upper/5.

The Borders Book Festival is nearly upon us. So here's one of our favourite books of Scottish Borders folk tales appearing at the Festival. Scottish Borders Folk Tales On Thursday 16 June at 6pm, in the Knight Frank Marquee, renowned storyteller James Spence will read stories from Scottish Borders Folk Tales.

A sublime collection of folk stories, with water kelpies, selkies, fairy folk, brownies and brave wrens among the tales from the Highlands. (There are also several from the Borders.)Author: Kerry Andrew. In The Steel Bonnets, the author describes a world in which law was half broken, the sword was the ruler, and woe betide the weak.

It is the old Anglo-scottish border. Long a frontier of war, people could not count on normal guarentees of their survival. With civilization stolen from them, they became barbarians. And remained so for centuries/5(). This book is about the generations of people who have made the farms we know today.

Engaging, enjoyable and informative, the author uses various family experiences to take the reader through three centuries of change in the countryside, including two farming revolutions. Farming Stories from the Scottish Borders tells of the struggle. Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland edited by John Mackay Wilson and Alexander Leighton.

This is an volume collection begun by John Mackay Wilson and completed (with revisions) by Alexander Leighton. The stories, poems, and plays come from a variety of sources and authors (and in many cases were written by Wilson or Leighton).

The books’ stories are in two formats: (1) Sizeable bodies of text, dispersed throughout with large illustrations and (2) Illustrated panels, each with a paragraph of text below them. The educational and highly descriptive stories were written for the mid-twentieth-century child, but are sophisticated enough to engage an adult reader.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Platt, William, Stories of the Scottish border. London, Harrap, (OCoLC)   This is the story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities.

It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London or Edinburgh or in the tired terms of national histories, but up close and personal, toe to toe and eyeball to eyeball across the tweed, the Cheviots, the Esk and the tidal races of the upper Solway/5(18). The Reivers: The Story of the Border Reivers Paperback – 15 Jan.

Very interesting stories about the Scottish borders history. I could visualize the scenery as the book progressed. Well written & good information. A book about Scotland history not usually known. Many books are about the Highlands & Culloden/5(72).Scottish Borders (Scotland) -- Fiction.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Scottish Borders (Scotland) Scotland -- Fiction; Fiction; Filed under: Scottish Borders (Scotland) -- Fiction Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland: Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative; With a Glossary (24 volumes; London: W.

Scott, ), ed. by John Mackay Wilson and. Alasdair McKillop writes for the Herald, the Scottish Review and the Scottish Review of Books. The Debatable Land: the Lost World Between England and Scotland Graham Rob Picador, pp, £20 The Marches: Border Walks with my Father Rory Stewart Vintage, pp, £