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Rydale; Or, Before and After Culloden. Or, Before and After Culloden (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Rydale; Or, Before and After Culloden. Or, Before and After Culloden (Paperback): P. Wood
Rydale; Or, Before and After Culloden. Or, Before and After Culloden (Paperback): P. Wood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. As has been remarked, there was a considerable agitation in Great Britain at this period with regard to the reigning dynasty of the three kingdoms. The Whigs became every day more suspicious of the Tories, whose sympathy for the Eoyal House of Stuart was gradually leaving the confines of secrecy, and floating on the air to the public. As the "Whigs held the reins of Government, they possessed the means of a strict surveillance over their rivals. Every door of communication was secretly watched. The Post Office lay open to their inspection; the contents of the vessels plying between the three kingdoms and France underwent a keen scrutiny under official eyes. Those, also, supposed to be couriers or the bearers of messages, could at pleasure be pounced upon, and subjected to a severe process of interrogation, with a view to elicit any information of a treasonable nature upon which they might proceed in the arraignment of the Tory party. Thus excitement gradually increased among all classes of the people, as matters were evidently approaching a crisis. Meantime the prominent exiles urged on their chief the assumption of active measures for regaining the throne of his ancestors. Much energy, therefore, was displayed by the exiles, who naturally placed high hopes in the ability and willingness of Franco to aid them in the enterprise. There were good grounds for these hopes. Long before this period there had existed strong friendship between France and Scotland. Mary Queen of Scots, the fair and gifted, though unfortunate, ancestor of the Prince, was prevented only by the death of the Dauphin, her husband, from being at the same time Queen of both Scotland and France, and so uniting the two countries. A nearer relative, his grandmother, the consort...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: P. Wood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-36530-9
Barcode: 9781151365309
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-151-36530-0

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