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Jacobite Spy Wars

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The Jacobite story was one of history's longest-running spy sagas. Adherents of the exiled branch of the house of Stuart after the Glorious Revolution of 1688, the Jacobites sought the restoration of James II. In Jacobite Spy Wars, Douglas untangles the details of this complicated intelligence war that involved people from Sussex smugglers to Highland clansmen. Across Europe moles dug for secrets at every court -- kings, ambassadors, soldiers, cardinals, and royal mistresses all participated. Douglas exposes the intricacies ...

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Jacobite Spy Wars
2000, History Press (SC), Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750914376

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