The Resource Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra, Sir Walter Scott, (ebook)

Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra, Sir Walter Scott, (ebook)

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Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra
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Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra
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Sir Walter Scott
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eng
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The Monastery: A Romance is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Elizabethan period. The action is centered on the Monastery of Kennaquhair, probably based on Melrose Abbey in southeast Scotland, on the River Tweed. At this time, circa 1550, the Scottish Reformation is just beginning, and the monastery is in peril. A love story is interwoven as the Glendinning boys fall in love with Mary Avenel. Edward ends up becoming a monk, and Halbert finally marries Mary, after service with the Earl of Murray. A sequel to The Monastery, The Abbot is the second of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources. The story follows the fortunes of certain characters, Scott introduced in The Monastery, but it also introduces new characters such as Roland Graeme. It is concerned mainly with Queen Mary's imprisonment at Loch Leven Castle in 1567, her escape, and her defeat. Parallel to this is the romance of Roland Graeme, a dim-witted but spirited youth. He is brought up at the castle of Avenel by Mary Avenel and her husband, Halbert Glendinning. Roland is sent by the Regent Murray to be page to Mary Stuart with directions to guard her. He falls in love with Catherine Seyton, who is one of the ladies-in-waiting to the queen. He is found later to be the heir to Avenel. Edward Glendinning, the brother of Halbert, is the abbot of the title, the last abbot of the monastery described in the preceding novel
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Scott, Sir Walter
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Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra, Sir Walter Scott, (ebook)
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9788026840282
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MWT11397192
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Mary stuart's fortune and end: the monastery & the abbot (tales from benedictine sources) - illustra, Sir Walter Scott, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9788026840282
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11397192
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11397192
System control number
MWT11397192
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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