In Freedom's Cause

by George Alfred Henty


Description:  Although Sir Archibald Forbes is fatherless and a mere youth at the outset of this tale, he readily proves himself to be one of the most accomplished knights in all of Europe throughout the Wars of Scottish Independence. Fighting alongside Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, Archie champions Scotland’s freedom from England against all odds, and refuses to surrender his body or spirit, no matter how dire or seemingly impossible the circumstances may be.


Additional information:

Ages:  ​12-18
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2016
ISBN:  978-1-63334-552-2
Genres:  World History, Historical Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. Glen Cairn
2. Leaving Home
3. Sir William Wallace
4. The Capture of Lanark
5. A Treacherous Plot
6. The Barns of Ayr
7. The Cave in the Pentlands
8. The Council at Stirling
9. The Battle of Stirling Bridge
10. The Battle of Falkirk
11. Robert the Bruce
12. The Battle of Methven
13. The Castle of Dunstaffnage
14. Colonsay

15. A Mission to Ireland
16. An Irish Rising
17. The King's Blood-Hound
18. The Hound Restored
19. The Convent of St. Kenneth
20. The Heiress of the Kerrs
21. The Siege of Aberfilly
22. A Prisoner
23. The Escape from Berwick
24. The Progress of the War
25. The Capture of a Stronghold
26. Edinburgh
27. Bannockburn

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