Item description for In Freedom's Cause by G. A. Henty...
Overview During the late 13th century, the people of Scotland groaned under the yoke of English tyranny---until two men, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, were raised up by God to fight for Scottish independence. Their motto? "God armeth the patriot!" This historic adventure is sure to make a lasting impression on your teenage readers.
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Studio: Christian Liberty Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2000
Publisher Christian Liberty Press
ISBN 1930092202 ISBN13 9781930092204
Availability 0 units.
More About G. A. Henty
G. A. Henty (1832-1902) penned a series of immensely popular works of juvenile historical fiction. Many of his books center on a fictional character who interacts with famous people of the era.
Reviews - What do customers think about In Freedom's Cause?
Henty weaves a brilliant story Sep 6, 2005
Liberty or death. This was the choice the people of Scotland in the 13th century faced if they rose up against their English ruler. Most would say it was no choice at all. Many of the Scottish nobles were English supporters. Few could be expected to rise up against the numerically overwhelming English army. The hero of the story, Archibald Forbes, joins the struggle for Scottish freedom led by the valiant Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. The extraordinary valor and personal prowess of these men rival the deeds of the mythical heroes of chivalry.
In Freedoms Cause Feb 24, 2005
I highly reccommend G.A. Henty's In Freedom's cause to anyone age 10 and up who likes to read historical fiction. William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and a ficticious charactor, Archibald Forbes, take the leading roles in fighting battles to stop the powerful English from taking over Scotland. This book is very closely based on factual hiistorical events. When England is very close to taking over scotland, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce fight overwhelming odds to get back their homeland.
Best story of Wallace Sep 23, 2004
I highly recommend this book to any lovers of historical adventure stories. The story is fast paced and carries you along with Archie in his adventures. Have a good map of Scotland and England handy to look up places as you read. Great way to learn history and geography! Becky Maxwell
Great Historical Fiction and Adventure May 12, 2004
Freedom's Cause has a brilliant plot and a fictional character as the protaganist. He starts off as a teen and then grows up through the time of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. The fictional protagonist interacts with historical characters from that period of Scottish History. The story is full of adventure, friendship, loyalty, honor, heroics, and history. Good values are presented. This book is great for anyone looking for something on Scottish history and which also is an outstanding novel.
This book is as excellent or better then any Nigel Tranter book I have read, like The Wallace and The Bruce Trilogy.
The accuracy of the historical period is superb and I have read much on this area of Scottish history. The persons discussed, the geography talked about, and the timeline presented is very accurate.
I highly recommend this and can't wait to read another Henty.
Learned more reading this than a history textbook Sep 25, 2003
This book is one of the most fascinating and interesting to readers who care about the past. For people who do not like history or to learn about the exciting feats accomplished by our predeseccors, I do not reccomend this book. The story is about young Archie Forbes, a young man destined to be cheif of his clan. His father was killed when Archie was just a boy and his lands taken away by the Kerr family, nobles from nearby England. While Archie is determined to reclaim his family's lands he meets William Wallace and helps in the scottish revolution.