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Tales and traditions of Scottish castles

Author: Nigel G Tranter
Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland : Neil Wilson Pub., 1993, ©1982.
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Bringing Scottish history to life, this book details 45 of the nation's castles with associated tales and traditions. With a broad geographical spread, it breathes life into many of Scotland's gaunt  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel G Tranter
ISBN: 1897784139 9781897784136
OCLC Number: 29493845
Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Aberuchill Castle and the Mail Ballindalloch Castle and Lairdly Problems Bernersyde and True Thomas Blackness Castle and its Prisoners Borthwick Castle under Assault Carnassery Castle and the Big Man Cassillis House and the Kings of Carrick Cawdor Castle and the Thanes Craigmillar Castle and a Royal Treachery Doune Castle and the Bonnie Earl Duart Castle and the Clan Spirit Duchray Castle and Two Commonwealths Dundarave Castle and The Changeling Dunnottar Castle and the Honours of Scotland Fairburn Tower and the Brahan Seer Finavon Castle and the Tiger Gilnockie Tower and Johnnie Castle Girnigoe and Sinclair's Law Harthill Castle and the Awkward Lair Hawthornden Castle and the King's Cave Hermitage Castle and a Queen's Love Inchdrewer Castle and the White Dog Innischonnel Castle and its Imprisoned Child Killochan Castle and the Lord's Work Lennoxlove and Britannia Lochleven Castle and a Queen's Tragedy Luffness Castle and the Locked Door Mearns Castle and the Kirk Megginch Castle and the Secret Passage Melgund Castle and the Marriage-Stone Menstrie Castle and the Baronets Merchiston Castle and The Enlightenment Monymusk and the Reliquary Muchalls Castle and the Laird's Lug Neidpath Castle and the March Newark Castle and the Sorrowing Duchess Orchardton Tower and the French Connection Pitcaple Castle and the Great Marquis Pitreavie Castle and the Curse Provan Hall and a King's Conscience Rossend Castle and a Poet's Licence Stewarthall and the Judge's Lady Threave Castle and Mons Meg Castle Tioram and the Great Frog Whittinghame Tower and the Plotters.
Responsibility: Nigel Tranter.


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