The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.
William Makepeace Thackeray's novel The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. (1852) presents the story of Henry Esmond, one of the colonels in Queen Anne's service. A sense of insecurity follows him as the illegitimate son of a Jacobite family even after his eventual acceptance by his family members. His participation in Battle of the Boyne and the Battle of Blenheim and his subsequent acceptance of a Protestant England are portrayed.
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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty ...
William Makepeace Thackeray
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