He also includes detailed history of the various reivers families - a fascinating read for those who family roots are in the Border.
It's clear, though, that he finds their adventurousness and style endearing and fascinating; and he writes about them so well that you are likely to feel the same way.
This book was like reading about my own history and explained a whole lot of things about my home town and the people I grew up with.
The book arrived as scheduled and in good condition. Great service!Published 21 days ago by Ron Heard
It's dark and drear, but so were the Scots and the times. I come from Scots ancestry. In fact, my clan name is printed on the map in the book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Stock
Very, very informative. I find myself going back to it often as a reference.Published 1 month ago by John H. Schroeter Jr.
The book was quite good, really. I had no idea things were so rough on the English/Scottish frontier. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cantalopian
Excellent factual history of the lawless lands between Northern England and Southern Scotland. This is a good account of the people, places and events along the Scottish marches... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Harry