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Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down

W. G. Lyttle

Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down

a tale of ninety-eight

by W. G. Lyttle

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Published by R. Carswelland Son. in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W. G. Lyttle.
The Physical Object
Pagination168p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17402082M

Rebellious times in County Down - a new version of an old favourite. ONE hundred and twenty years since its first publication, W. G. Lyttle's classic novel Betsy Gray or, Hearts of Down is back in print once more.. Originally serialised in the North Down Herald in , then later published in book form in , its popularity has proved such that despite numerous subsequent reprints. Lyttle is probably best remembered today for his novel Betsy Gray, or, The Hearts of Down. It first appeared in serial form in the Herald, beginning on 7 November It is a semi-historical account of Betsy Gray, a Presbyterian peasant girl who became a leader of the pikemen in the front ranks at the Battle of Ballynahinch, during the.

The third chapter book I read aloud with my daughter was Betsy and Billy, the second in Haywood's series of Betsy books. Book One followed Betsy through first grade. Book Two follows Betsy through second grade, including chapters where the class dresses up for Halloween, celebrates Valentine's Day, and has a May Day maypole event/5. Betsy’s new job is just one of her several duties. Sad news strikes that someone is killing vampires in Minneapolis. Tina and Sinclair become more determined in making Betsy to do something about the rising issue. Nevertheless, Betsy too becomes a target for the vampire slayers and she treats the problem a little more serious.

The subject of many poems and ballads, Betsy Gray was allegedly the daughter of Hans Gray, a United Irishman and prosperous north Down Presbyterian farmer. According to W. G. Lyttle in Betsy Gray, or the Hearts of Down, Betsy was a striking young woman: possessed of wondrous beauty, a beauty enrichedFile Size: 1MB. Comments. the witches book is very interesting so far. alesha mcauley In the previous page, Annabeth Chase, Thalia Grace, and Leo Valdez are marked as heroes, and I Ani; Greetings lili Saint Germain, I currently finished reading one of your greatest books, Seven sons Diana; I love Stephanie Laurens book!


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Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down by W. G. Lyttle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wesley Greenhill Lyttle was born in Newtownards, County Down, in and pursued several occupations before founding the Or Down Herald newspaper in He was the author of a number of books, perhaps the most enduringly popular of which is the novel Betsy Gray, or Hearts of h his writing he has left an invaluable record of life and language in North Down and the 5/5(2).

Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down: A reprint of the original book heads in his smiddy at The Six Road Ends appeared on the cover of several of the earlier editions of this book.

The reprinting of "Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down" will be welcomed by those who have been seeking this thrilling story of events in Counties Antrim and Down in the. Buy Betsy Gray or Hearts Betsy Gray Down: A Tale of Ninety-Eight by Lyttle, W.

G., Rowlinson, Derek A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book 5/5(3). And the Hearts of Down. Betsy Gray is arguably one of the better known figures in the United Irishmen Rebellion of rebellion in County Down, due in no small way to the publication inof W G Little's book 'Betsy Gray or the Hearts of Down' The legend of Besty Gray endures to this day, it is virtually impossible to separate the few verifiable facts from the many myths which have.

Brave Betsy Gray, heroine of the rebellion An illustration of Betsy Gray from the book "Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down: she lived in Co. Down and was an excellent : Michelle K. Smith. She pointed out that her great grandfather, Hans Gray Macartney, who was born inwas the person referred to by W.

Lyttle as "a farmer aged 80 years" occupying Betsy Gray's cottage at the time Lyttle was writing his story around for the "North Down Herald" and. Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down: A Tale of Ninety-Eight - Kindle edition by Lyttle, W.

G., Rowlinson, Derek A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Betsy Gray or Hearts of 5/5(2). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down by W. Lyttle; 6 editions; First published in Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down | Open Library. Buy Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down, A Tale of Ninety-Eight. by Lyttle, W.G. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

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Condition: New. Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down: A Tale of Ninety-Eight. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS   “The grave of Betsy at Ballycreen, near Ballynahinch, formed a focus for nationalist activism, for visiting and speech making.” (Quote from Betsy Gray: Hearts of Down).

Ballycreen townland and the neighbouring Magheraknock townland were majority Presbyterian and were outraged at the arrival of the Belfast Nationalists at Betsy’s memorial.

If ye havnae read W. Lyttle A wud recommend ye tae stairt wi 'Betsy Grey and the Hearts of Down'.A story woven aroon oor ain folk an history. Tha buk taks es bak tae whun Betsy an hir brither George alang wi hir fiance Willie Boal tak pert in tha 'Turn oot', tha name gien tae tha United Irish rebellion bye tha folk in tha Ardes.

Tha buk follas brave Betsy fae tha Smidy at tha sax road. This fascination started 50 years ago when the Mourne Observer, my local paper in Newcastle, Co Down, serialised a Victorian-era book called Betsy Gray and the Hearts of Down, written by a.

Much folklore arose as a result, including some versions in which Betsy became the beautiful commander of a force of rebels.

Her story eventually inspired Wesley Greenhill Lyttle to write the popular (but not especially accurate) novel Betsy Gray, or The Hearts of Down (). WG Lyttle’s book Betsy Gray and the Hearts of Down (serialised in ; first compiled as a book infrequently reprinted ever since) was one of those handed down to me by my aunt.

Tragically, Betsy's reputed homeplace at Six Road Ends, which is. Betsy Gray or, Hearts of Down appeared in paperback in ; a third edition came in and an illustrated sixth edition was published in by Robert Carswell, revised by the Belfast antiquarian Francis Joseph Bigger [Irish Book Lover, Volume IV, Februarypage ].

In WG Lyttle published a series of articles, later reprinted in book form, called "Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down" This was a mixture of history and fiction and for some of it he used the family reminiscences handed down through succeeding generations and recounted by my great grandfather.

A real person, Betsy is thought to have been the daughter of County Down farmer, Hans Gray. A ruined cottage, said to have once belonged to her, stands near Six Roads Ends.

Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down has been reprinted by the Ulster-Scots Language Society (). Robert Burns. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down, Betsy Gray, Humorous readings, Sons of the sod, Robin's readings, The Bangor season. Betsy is said to have joined him and both were said to have been murdered following the defeat of the rebels after being beaten in the Battle of Ballynahinch.

A book about them was written by Lyttle of Bangor entitled, "Betsy Gray or the Hearts of Down.Shop the widest selection of Betsey Johnson clothes & accessories at Find flirty & feminine Betsey Johnson dresses, shoes & more!An novel, Betsy Gray, or, Hearts of Down, set the ’s not a bad novel, but its author, WG Lyttle, has not avoided putting ludicrous words into the mouth of his heroine.

“Oh for my.