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Legends of the Scottish Border.

Francis Merrilees

Legends of the Scottish Border.

by Francis Merrilees

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Published by Moray Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- Scotland.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith 8 illus. from drawings by James Miller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.E72 L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p.
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6053365M
      LC Control Number49017540
      OCLC/WorldCa2383621

        Read the latest Border stories, Book explores legacy of Scottish Borders legend on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.   The legends that surround William Wallace tend to present him as a Scottish national hero, focused on modern ideals of freedom and liberty for all Scots. This is, no doubt, an anachronism, and it should not be forgotten that Wallace himself was a violent and often cruel warrior, engaged in the pursuit of individual power and glory rather than.

      Surviving ancient books Much of the early pre-Christian mythology and legends can still be seen in the surviving medieval literature of Wales, such as the Book of Taliesin, and the Book of Aneirin and the Mabinogion of the Red Book of Hergest, the White Book of sources of Welsh mythology and legend are poems such as Cad Goddeu (The Battle of the Trees) and texts such as. Books set nearby 34 books set in neighbouring areas Bog-Myrtle and Peat: tales chiefly of Galloway gathered from the years to by S. R. Crockett.

      Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales, by George Douglas, [], full text etext at Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Celtic Buy this Book at "Put your question," said the green maidens (p. ) Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales by Sir George Douglas.   Source: Stewart-Mac It has been estimated that some 27 million Americans are of Anglo-Scottish descent by way of Ireland’s Ulster Province, a people known as the Ulster-Scots in the United Kingdom, and the Scots-Irish, or Scotch-Irish, in the United States, making it one of the largest ethnic groups in the country.


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