The Steel Bonnets

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The Steel Bonnets
Author George MacDonald Fraser
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre history
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The Steel Bonnets is a 1971 historical non-fiction book by George MacDonald Fraser about the Border Reivers.[1][2]

Fraser researched the book with his wife.[3] It concentrates mainly on the 16th century, and seeks to de-glamourise the period in some ways.[4]


  1. ^ Reynolds, Stanley (4 January 2008). "George MacDonald Fraser". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ "BORDERERS RUSTLE AMONG THE PAPERBACKS". The Canberra Times. 26 July 1974. p. 9. Retrieved 18 December 2013 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ George MacDonald Fraser, The Light's On at Signpost, HarperCollins 2002 p304-307
  4. ^ The age of the Borderers. Hugh Trevor-Roper. The Sunday Times (London, England), Sunday, October 31, 1971; pg. 41; Issue 7743.
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