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Medieval England in the 12th century. The evil Prince John rules England in place of his brother, the noble Richard the Lionheart, who is being held in an Austrian prison by Duke Leopold of Austria, while returning from one of his Crusades. Under the avaricious and Machiavellian John, the Norman aristocrats are in constant conflict with the native Saxon people. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is set in these turbulent times. The eponymous hero, Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the son of a Saxon nobleman has ...
 
The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the leaders from allied countries plot and scheme to gain personal power, putting the future of the crusade in jeopardy. Sir Kenneth of Scotland finds himself caught up in events, and finds both his honour and his life are now on the line. Can a cure be found for the King? Can Kenneth redeem his honour? – Written by Rowen.
 
Dame Elspeth is kept in a tower after the death of her husband. The widow of the Baron of Avenel and her daughter seek safety with Elspeth in her tower. Hearing the baroness's deathbed confession, Father Philip notices her Bible. As he carries it to the Lord Abbot, it is taken from him by a White Lady. A sub-prior investigates this story and finds that the Bible is now back in the owner's hands. Later, Elspeth's son sees the White Lady when he snatches the Bible from a flaming altar. Intrigu ...
 
Rob Roy is a historical novel by Walter Scott. It is narrated by Frank Osbaldistone, the son of an English merchant who travels first to the North of England, and subsequently to the Scottish Highlands to collect a debt stolen from his father. On the way he encounters the larger-than-life title character of Rob Roy MacGregor. Though Rob Roy is not the lead character (in fact the narrative does not move to Scotland until half way through the book) his personality and actions are key to the de ...
 
Waverley is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart (or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'). It relates the story of a young dreamer and English soldier, Edward Waverley, who was sent to Scotland in 1745. He journeys North from his aristocratic family home, Waverley-Honour, in the south of England first to the Scottish Lowlands and the home of family friend Baron Bradwardine, then into the Highlands and the heart of th ...
 
Harold the Dauntless is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott. Written in 1817, it weaves together elements of popular English legends and folklore using dramatic themes.The poem recounts the exploits and the personal spiritual journey of a doubtful knight errant - Harold the son of Danish Count Witikind: who seeks to recover his lands and wed a suitable spouse.Fire-breathing Harold is as much a stranger to love as he is addicted to dangerous adventure: yet his own confronta ...
 
The narrative poems in this collection are written by Sir Walter Scott - the well-known Scottish poet and novelist. Each of these five poems are based loosely upon German ballads: rewritten in flowing English meter.* The Chase - a.k.a. The Wild Huntsman - A profligate, noble-born keeper of the royal forest - avidly addicted to the pleasures of the hunt - cruelly uses and mistreats his fellow-men. One day God's messengers come to test him: executing sentence immediately in just proportion to ...
 
Waverley is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart (or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'). It relates the story of a young dreamer and English soldier, Edward Waverley, who was sent to Scotland in 1745. He journeys North from his aristocratic family home, Waverley-Honour, in the south of England first to the Scottish Lowlands and the home of family friend Baron Bradwardine, then into the Highlands and the heart of th ...
 
Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers will discover whethe ...
 
Medieval England in the 12th century. The evil Prince John rules England in place of his brother, the noble Richard the Lionheart, who is being held in an Austrian prison by Duke Leopold of Austria, while returning from one of his Crusades. Under the avaricious and Machiavellian John, the Norman aristocrats are in constant conflict with the native Saxon people. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is set in these turbulent times. The eponymous hero, Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the son of a Saxon nobleman has ...
 
The scene of the following Poem is laid chiefly in the vicinity of Loch Katrine, in the Western Highlands of Perthshire. The time of Action includes Six Days, and the transactions of each Day occupy a Canto. (Summary by William J. Rolfe, ed.)
 
In stunning narrative poetry, the story begins during the time when Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick has been hunted out of Scotland into exile by the English and their allies. Bruce returns over sea from the Island of Rachrin: but is forced to land close to hostile forces at Artonish Castle on the seacoast of Argylshire. Seeking refuge from tempestuous seas, Bruce begs shelter from Ronald, Lord of the Isles: inadvertently on the day of his marriage feast to the beautiful Edith of Lorn.Bruce's ...
 
Scott's The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative poem which weaves together elements of popular English legend using dramatic themes. This beautiful poem celebrates the exploits of a knight errant - Sir Roland De Vaux - as he seeks to rescue (and hopefully espouse) a beautiful maiden, Gyneth. Gyneth is the illegitimate daughter of King Arthur: doomed by Merlin 500 years previously to an enchanted sleep inside a magic castle. The enchantment can only be broken by a rescuer bot ...
 
James Fenimore Cooper's second novel, The Spy (1821), is based on Sir Walter Scott's Waverly series, and tells an adventure tale about the American Revolution. The protagonist is Harvey Birch, a supposed loyalist who actually is a spy for George Washington, disguised as 'Mr Harper.' The book brought Cooper fame and wealth, and is regarded as the first great success in American fiction.(Summary by Gord MacKenzie)
 
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Resurrection Life - Resurrection Sunday by Sir Walter Scott III
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Minds of WinterAuthor: Ed O'LoughlinNarrator: Bill WebsterFormat: UnabridgedLength: 17 hrs and 44 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-12-17Publisher: Anansi AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Fiction, HistoricalPublisher's Summary:Longlisted ...…
 
"Behold I tell you a mystery..." 1 Cor 15: 51 On the inside cover of Sir Walter Scott's Bible, I am told, you will find these words: "Within this awful volume lies the mystery of mysteries..." Oh yes! God's Truth is hidden to the hearts of fallen men, but for you who are open to the message of His Book? What a glory! The mystery is solved. This ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Times Great Scottish LivesSubtitle: Obituaries of Scotland's FinestAuthor: Magnus Linklater - editorNarrator: Angus KingFormat: UnabridgedLength: 14 hrs and 54 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-05-17Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers LimitedGen ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Rob RoyAuthor: Sir Walter ScottNarrator: David McCallionFormat: UnabridgedLength: 19 hrs and 30 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-27-17Publisher: A.R.N. PublicationsRatings: 5 of 5 out of 11 votesGenres: Classics, British LiteraturePublisher's Summa ...…
 
Écoutez ce livre audio dans son intégralité gratuitement sur http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titre: Le siège du château de Torquilstone (Ivanhoé 2)Auteur: Walter ScottNarrateur: Frédéric KneipFormat: UnabridgedDurée: 9 hrs and 51 minsLangue: FrançaisDate de publication: 08-30-17Éditeur: SonoBookGenres: Classics, World LiteratureRésumé de l'éditeur ...…
 
Romance, romance, romantic, Romantic, Romanticism, 1789-2017 Academics have recently "discovered" romance novels--bodice rippers, Regencies, love stories--but the ideas in these books have a deep history, one that links them to Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, and Jane Austen. This episode, I look at the steamy bits and their social and political ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Lady of the LakesSubtitle: The True Love Story of Sir Walter ScottAuthor: Josi S. KilpackNarrator: Cassandra CampbellFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 52 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-04-17Publisher: Shadow MountainRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of ...…
 
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by Sir Walter Scott. Performed by rhapsode Carol Box.By bomogo52@gmail.com (Bob Gonzalez).
 
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