Keywords: 1720-1788 -- fiction



Walter Scott

Year of publication: 2001

REDGAUNTLET by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION The Jacobite enthusiasm of the eighteenth century, particularly during the rebellion of 1745, afforded a theme, perhaps the finest that could be selected for fictitious composition, founded upon real or probable incident. This civil war and its remarkable events were remembered by the existing generation without any degree of the bitterness of spirit which seldom fails to attend internal dissension. The Highlanders, who formed the principal strength ...

Keywords: 1720-1788 -- Fiction Charles Edward grandson of James II Jacobites -- Fiction King of England Prince