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Peter Anderson's The Stewart Earls of Orkney PDF

By Peter Anderson

ISBN-10: 1904607462

ISBN-13: 9781904607465

for nearly a century the islands of Orkney and Shetland have been below the guideline of the Stewart earls, father and son, a rule awesome for its notorious attractiveness in island historical past. Robert Stewart used to be an illegitimate son of James V, king of Scots, who seized strength in Orkney within the 1560s and was once created earl of Shetland in 1581. Robert's son was once the extreme and ill-starred Earl Patrick, 'Black Patie', whose execution for treason in 1615 introduced the period to an in depth. This publication has its foundations in prior books by way of Peter Anderson, one on every one character.

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