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The Forest Laird

A Tale of William Wallace

The Forest Laird( )
Author: Whyte, Jack
Series title:The Guardians Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4299-2261-6
Publication Date:Feb 2012
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Forge Books
Book Format:Ebook
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In the pre-dawn hours of August 24th, 1305, in London's Smithfield Prison, the outlaw William Wallace--hero of all the Scots and deadly enemy of King Edward of England--sits awaiting the dawn, when he is to be hanged and then drawn and quartered. This brutal sundering of his body is the revenge of the English. Wallace is visited by a Scottish priest who has come to hear his last confession, a priest who knows Wallace like a brother. Wallace's confession--the tale that follows--is...
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Whyte, Jack (Author)
Writer Jack Whyte was born in Scotland in 1940. He was raised in Scotland, but educated in England and France before migrating to Canada in 1967. He spent one year teaching English in high school, before focusing on a career as a professional singer, musician, and actor. He wrote, directed and appeared in a one man show about Scotland's national poet Robert Burns in the early 1970's. Due to the show's success, he started writing for CBC national television and eventually went into advertising. He is the author of The Camulod Chronicles or A Dream of Eagles series which sets the tales of King Arthur in Roman Britain and Templar Trilogy which deals with the rise and fall of the Order of the Knights of the Temple of Solomon.

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