Skipper from Leith

Skipper from Leith
The History of Robert Barton of Over Barnton

W. Stanford Reid

336 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | 1 map
Ebook 2018 | ISBN 9781512818475 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
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An Anniversary Collection volume

"Robert Barton's stormy career as privateer, merchant, moneylender, and servant of four kings—Hans I of Denmark, Louis XII of France, James IV and V of Scotland—obliges his biographer to narrate much of Scotland's political and diplomatic history between the 1490s, when Robert appears on the scene with letters of marque, and 1540, the year of his death. The result is an excellent portrait of a chaotic age."—Speculum

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