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The First Battle For Scottish Independence: The Battle Of Dunnichen, A.D. 685., Julie Fox Parsons May 2002

The First Battle For Scottish Independence: The Battle Of Dunnichen, A.D. 685., Julie Fox Parsons

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This study is an examination of the historiography of the ancient-medieval texts that record events related to the Northumbrian and the Pictish royal houses in the seventh century. The Picts, the Scots and the Celtic Britons fell into subjugation under the control of the expansionist Northumbrian kings and remained there for most of the seventh century. Northumbrian expansion was halted by Bridei, king of the picts, when he put down the advancing Northumbrian forces of king Ecgfrith at the Battle of Dunnichen, also known as Nechtansmere, in the year A.D. 685. The outcome of the battle not only stopped ...


"Averse…To Remaining Idle Spectators:" The Emergence Of Loyalist Privateering During The American Revolution, 1775-1778 Volume Ii. Chapter 9 To Conclusion., Richard D. Pougher Jan 2002

"Averse…To Remaining Idle Spectators:" The Emergence Of Loyalist Privateering During The American Revolution, 1775-1778 Volume Ii. Chapter 9 To Conclusion., Richard D. Pougher

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The important topic of loyalist privateering during the American Revolution has remained unaddressed. The intention of this study is to examine the activity's developmental period between 1775-1778. Relying predominantly on primary source materials such as newspapers, admiralty court records, ships papers, correspondence, memorials, diaries, journals, and minute, account, and log books, this work analyzes the participants and assesses their role in the war. There are three key focuses. The first is on the activities of loyalist mariners during the war's first half, prior to official recognition of privateering by the British. Loyalist service on various types of vessels ...