Bonnie Prince Charlie and All That

By Allan Burnett

Edited by Scoular Anderson

Format: Multiple Formats

Features a real-life adventure with historical facts about Britain's royal rebel, Bonnie Prince Charlie. This title helps you know Charlie's ugly side as well as his bonnie side; understand why the Prince and his followers were called Jacobites; and discover the truth about Charlie's romance with island girl Flora MacDonald.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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"Bonnie Prince Charlie And All That" is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Britain's royal rebel. Join the dashing Prince on a dangerous mission to win back his three kingdoms from the horrible Hanoverians. Scramble ashore in the Scottish Highlands and find out how Charlie uses his funny wig and fancy French accent to convince the warlike clans to follow him. Gallop into action as the Prince's fierce Jacobite soldiers skewer his enemies and capture their castles. Find out where things start going wrong - and decide what to do if you were Charlie. Learn how dressing up like a girl helps the Prince avoid being turned into sausages by Butcher Cumberland. Smell the crackling gunpowder as Charlie and his clans charge into a showdown with their foes at the battle of Culloden - and find out what happens after the guns fall silent. Stuffed with superb illustrations, this brilliant book will have you bounding through the heather on an exciting escapade!

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 20 Sep 2006
SKU 9781841584966-grouped
Number of Pages 128

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