This vintage book is Jane Porter's 1810 historical novel, "The Scottish Chiefs". This magnificent volume tells the tale of the Scottish rebellion against the tyranny of King Edward from 1296-1305. Narrated in the style of Sir Walter Scott's "Rob Roy", this classic adventure story will appeal to those with an interest in Scottish history, and constitutes a must-read for fans of exciting historical fiction. Jane Porter (1776 -1850) was a famous British playwright and novelist. Other notable works by this author include: Sir Edward Seaward's Diary (1831) and The Pastor's Fireside (1815). Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.