The History and Chronicles of Scotland, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The History and Chronicles of Scotland, Vol. 1

HE early part of the Literary History of Scotland is involved in much ob scurity, and has not been investigated with a due share either of care or of candour. Many eminent writers who adorned the reigns of the Stuarts du ring the fifteenth and sixteenth centu ries, are now in a great measure unknown or forgotten. The difficulties these early writers had to encounter, from the limited sources of information which they possessed, - the absence of authentic records to guide them in their researches, - the romantic and fabulous times of which they wrote, - and the want of science to operate as a check up on credulity, seem entirely to have escaped those critics by whom their labours have been depreciated, and their claims to the gratitude of posterity denied.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Hector Boece

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780266787914

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm

Page Count - 457

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