Steel Bonnets The Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers

ISBN-10: 0002727463
ISBN-13: 9780002727464
Authors: George MacDonald Fraser
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This is an almost forgotten chapter of British history, preserved largely in folk-tales and ballads. It is the story of the great raiding families, who ran their raids and operated their system of blackmail and terrorism.

Author bio:

Author George MacDonald Fraser was born April 2, 1925 in Carlisle. He was refused entrance to the medical faculty of Glasgow University, so he joined the army in 1943. He served as an infantryman with the 17th Indian Division of the XIVth Army in Burma, a lance corporal and was commissioned in the Gordon Highlanders. After the war, he became a sports reporter with the Carlisle Journal; and during this time, he met and married Kathleen Hetherington, a reporter from another paper. He worked as a reporter and sub-editor on the Cumberland News and then moved to Glasgow, in 1953, where he worked at the Glasgow Herald as a features editor and deputy editor. Fraser's first novel was "Flashman"…    


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Zondervan Number of pages: 428 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall Weight: 1.144 lbs. Language: English