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Courting Favour

Hodder & Stoughton,
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Kurzbeschreibung

When his mother, the formidable Black Agnes, bequeathed him the troubledearldom of Moray in the far north of Scotland, John Cospatrick, youngerson of the ninth Earl of Dunbar and March, found himself unexpectedlyelevated to become King David's lieutenant and arbiter up in thoseunruly parts. At the age of 22, with no experience in matters ofgovernance, John's courage, sharp wit and skills of diplomacy served himwell in bringing the rebellious Lords of the Isles to heel.However, the greatest test of his abilities as an envoy and negotiatorwas to come when the new king, Robert II, sent him to London to seek towin over the English king's brother, John of Gaunt, to friendship withScotland.The fascinating 14th century tale of John, Earl of Moray, loyalsupporter of David II of Scotland, as told by Nigel Tranter, master ofScottish historical fiction.

Details

Titel: Courting Favour
Autoren/Herausgeber: Nigel Tranter

ISBN/EAN: 9781444763782

Seitenzahl: 287
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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