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Insurrection - Renegade - Kingdom Trilogy

Book Titles: Book 1 - Insurrection.
Book 2 - Renegade. Book 3 - Kingdom.
Author: Robyn Young. Publisher: Hodder.
I would imagine that like many people of English birth what goes on in Scotland in the main is seen as nothing to do with me. Its people and its countryside generally are not at the forefront of my thinking...however lately Scotland's politics have changed my thinking. As a way of viewing Scotland's past history I would recommend the above Trilogy of brilliant books.

Britain in the late and early 13th and 14th centuries. Robert the Bruce 1274-1329 has achieved his ambition of…

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