Bonnie Prince Charlie
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
Number of pages: 290
Bonnie Prince Charlie was the exiled Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Jacobite movement tried to restore the family to the throne. This book is a dramatized version of actual historical battles and events.
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