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Flora Macdonald : "pretty young rebel" : her life and story  Cover Image Book Book

Flora Macdonald : "pretty young rebel" : her life and story / Flora Fraser.

Fraser, Flora, (author.).

Summary:

A biography of Flora MacDonald, the woman who aided "Bonnie" Prince Charlie and inspired the "Skye Boat Song".

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451494382
  • ISBN: 0451494385
  • Physical Description: xviii, 264 pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Flora Macdonald; Flora Fraser -- A fugitive prince : 1745-1746 -- Ill met by moonlight : June 1746 -- 'Great fears' : June 1746 -- 'A man in a woman's dress' : June 1746 -- 'Farewell to the lad' : July 1746 -- Prisoner on the furnace : July-August 1746 -- 'The famous Miss Flora Macdonald' : August-December 1746 -- High treason : January-July 1747 -- A Jacobite dowry : August 1747 -April 1751 -- Married life : April 1751- 1770 -- 'We have hardly what will pay our creditors' : 1771-1774 -- Cheek's Creek, North Carolina : 1774-April 1775 -- 'King and country' : April-June 1775 -- 'All killed or taken' : July 1775 -February 1776 -- 'Almost starved with cold to death' : February 1776-December 1779 -- 'All possible speed to the Highlands' : 1780-1785 -- Royal pensioner : 1785-March 1790 -- 'Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing' : the story.
Subject: MacDonald, Flora, 1722-1790.
Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788 > Friends and associates.
Jacobites > Biography.
Women heroes > Scotland > Biography.
Scots > North Carolina > Biography.
Women American loyalists > North Carolina > Biography.
Scotland > History > 18th century.
North Carolina > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

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Castlegar Public Library 941.107 MAC (Text) 35146002346898 Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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