The Stewart Dynasty.




Thames and Lochar.





Item Description

8vo. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 327 + [1] pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A little browning and spotting of edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by map, 8 pages of black and white plates and by drawings in text. Decorated by title page coat of arms and by head and tailpiece vignettes. The history of the Stewart dynasty. From their early positions as dapifers (cup bearers) of Dol, Brittany, they were hereditary stewards of Scotland, from the mid twelfth century until the seventh steward became Robert II, King of Scotland in 1371. The Stewart dynasty then ruled Scotland, and England as well from 1603-1714, followed by three pretenders in the direct line until 1807. By Stewart Ross (b.1947), novelist and historian, specialising in Scottish titles.

[Stock No. 27119]

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