From the Bloody Heart: The Stewarts and the Douglases

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The History Press, Dec 4, 2003 - History - 256 pages
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In early medieval Scotland bitter rivalry grew up between two immigrant families from Flanders in their struggle for the crown: the Stewarts and the Douglases. From the Bloody Heart covers the period from 1286 to what may be thought of as the "final" defeat of the Stewarts at Culloden in 1745.
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Genealogical Table
Introduction
The Black
Four Rival Families
A Very Savage Douglas
The Bloody Heart
The Fall of the Black Douglases 1
The
BelltheCat
The Road to Flodden
To Marry a Queen
To Hurt a Queen
The Wisest Fool and the Fanatic
Wars Civil and Otherwise

The Flower of Chivalry
The Stewarts
Dukes and Drakes
The Magnificent Loser
So Near Yet So
The Black Dinner
Four Stones of Tallow
Murder under Trust
The Queensberrys
Red Black and Orange
The Three Dukes
Politics and Madness
Fir Trees and DC10s
A Tour of the Sites
Bibliography
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