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A Prince of Good Fellows

Robert Barr

Book Overview: 

Robert Barr was a Scottish Journalist, editor, humorist and author. A Prince of Good Fellows is a series of Historical Fiction stories about the young James V, King of Scots (1512 – 1542). The chapters are full of humor and adventure and portrays a young King who is both wise and adventurous.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .by her sister’s distress and appeal, “what unlucky chance brought you to this fatal door at such a moment? Can you not understand that I have gone too far to retreat? Who, having caged the tiger, dare open again the gate and set him free? If for no other reason, the king must die because he is here and because I brought him here. Open the door behind you, Isabel, go down the circular stair, and at the postern step you will find the rope ladder [Pg 65]by which I ascended. Get you to the courtyard and there wait for me, saying nothing.”

“Catherine, Catherine, the king will pardon you. He will surely forgive what you have done in exchange for his life.”

“Forgiveness!” cried Catherine, her eyes blazing again. “I want no forgiveness from the king of Scotland. Pardon! The tiger would pardon, till once he is free again. The king must die.”

“I shall go as you have bid me, Catherine, but not to . . . Read More

Community Reviews

An enjoyable enough tale of the young king of Scotland James V and the adventures he had wandering his kingdom incognito. It's a good read for anyone interested in such historical stories.