Hill-Side and Border Sketches, Vol. 2 of 2

Hill-Side and Border Sketches, Vol. 2 of 2 : With Legends of the Cheviots and the Lammermuir (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Hill-Side and Border Sketches, Vol. 2 of 2: With Legends of the Cheviots and the Lammermuir From Malcolm, Alexander, and David I; kings of Scotland, these anglo-saxon and Norman exiles and fugitives received marked encouragement, with grants of land: and from this varied stock, the proudest of the border families are descended. The difference in the lineage of these border chiefs - the unde fined nature of their posses sions - the fierce and warlike blood that filled their veins - all these, tended to produce among themselves feudal jealousies, invasion of pro perty, and mutual violence. In one thing only did they seem heartily united, and that was an implacable hostility to the Norman oppressors - a feeling, which the lapse of cen taries could not abate or even mitigate. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 467g
  • English
  • 31 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243120230
  • 9780243120239