The Scottish Chiefs
by Jane Porter
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
Rooted in political controversy, gender warfare, violence, and revolution, Jane Porter's The Scottish Chiefs is the epic story of William Wallace's struggle for Scottish independence from English rule. After the cruel death of his wife at the hands of the English, Wallace embarks on a patriotic crusade to free Scotland, gathering around himself loyal followers of both sexes, drawn from across Scottish society...
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