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A Jacobite tract in support of Prince Charles Edward after the battle of Prestonpans.

s0098b48_Life and Prophecies.pdf
This biography tells the life and history of Alexander Peden, a renegade Presbyterian minister after the Restoration. The author focuses specifically on the many instances where Peden was reported to made a prediction or prophecy of upcoming events…

s0098b48_Interesting.pdf
This biography tells of the life and death of Robert Burns, dwelling at some length on his virtues and glossing over or even contradicting many of his reported failings. The text includes many excerpts from letters written by Burns or by others in…

s0042b27_History of Prince.pdf
A short history and biography of the life and death of Bonnie Prince Charlie, focusing especially on the events of the Second Jacobite Rising. This chapbook is one of a series of histories and biographies of notable Scottish figures which have been…

s0024Kb33_Life.pdf
This is a short history of the life of Mary Queen of Scots, from birth to death. According to a list of other publications on the back, this was one of a series of books printed for juvenile readers, with many accompanying illustrations. The story is…

s0018b30_Madrid.pdf
Nicolas Pedrosa, a barber-surgeon, male-midwife, and secret Jew from Madrid, is pulled into the intrigues of war, politics, and the Spanish Inquisition when he has an altercation with his mule and some friars on the way to deliver the baby of the…
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