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Roberts, Florence G. (Florence Griffin)

Overview
Works: 57 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 2,311 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  War fiction  Adventure stories, English  Historical fiction  Military history  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Florence G Roberts
 
Most widely held works by Florence G Roberts
With Kitchener in the Soudan : a story of Atbara and Omdurman by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gregory Hartley, who experiences the reconquest of the Sudan by the British Army in 1898
At Agincourt : a tale of the white hoods of Paris by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the long and bloody feud between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, from its commencement to the time when both factions laid aside their differences at the battle of Agincourt
Under Wellington's command : a tale of the Peninsular War by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dashing hero of this book, Terence O'Connor, was the hero of Mr. Henty's previous book, "With Moore at Corunna," to which this is really a sequel. He is still at the head of the "Minho" Portuguese regiment. Being detached on independent and guerilla duty with his regiment, he renders invaluable service in gaining information and in harassing the French. His command, being constantly on the edge of the army, is engaged in frequent skirmishes and some most important battles"--From the Robinson Books website
With Roberts to Pretoria : a tale of the South African War by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Boer War gives Mr. Henty an unexcelled opportunity for a thrilling story of present-day interest which the author could not fail to take advantage of. Every boy reader will find this account of the adventures of the young hero most exciting, and, at the same time a wonderfully accurate description of Lord Roberts's campaign to Pretoria. Boys have found history in the dress Mr. Henty gives it anything but dull, and the present book is no exception to the rule."-- Publisher description
A march on London : being a story of Wat Tyler's insurrection by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical adventure novel, being a fictionalisation of the English Peasants' Revolt of 1381 led by Wat Tyler
With the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legations by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the jungles of Central America, €With the Allies to Pekin€is another great novel from the "Prince of Storytellers," G.A. Henty
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the Temple descends into the turmoil that ended in the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus in A.D. 70. John, a 15-year-old Galilean, fears that the Jewish revolt against Rome could bring disaster on his people - and the Temple."--Back cover
St. Bartholomew's Eve : a tale of the Huguenot Wars by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Philip Fletcher witnesses the struggles of the Huguenot Wars
Both sides the border : a tale of Hotspur and Glendower by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a brilliant story of the stirring times of the beginning of the Wars of the Roses, when the Scotch, under Douglas, and the Welsh, under Owen Glendower, were attacking the English. The hero of the book lived near the Scotch border, and saw many a hard fight there. Entering the service of Lord Percy, he was sent to Wales, where he was knighted, and where he was captured. Being released, he returned home, and shared in the fatal battle of Shrewsbury."-- Publisher description
A knight of the white cross : a tale of the siege of Rhodes by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated historical adventure novel first published in 1896, this first-edition volume tells the story of an a young man who leaves England during the country's War of Roses to become a Knight of St. John
The tiger of Mysore : a story of the war with Tippoo Saib by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henty's The Tiger of Mysore tells the story of Dick Holland, a man whose father is a captive of Tippoo Saib. Saib was a prominent Indian ruler of the 1700s known by his nickname "The Tiger of Mysore." Dick joins the army to travel to India to rescue his father but faces great danger along the way
Held fast for England : a tale of the siege of Gibraltar (1779-83) by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1892 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story deals with one of the most memorable sieges in history - the siege of Gibraltar in 1779-83 by the united forces of France and Spain. With land forces, fleets, and floating batteries, the combined resources of two great nations, this grim fortress was vainly besieged andbombarded. The hero of the tail, an English lad resident in Gibraltar, takes a brave and worthy part in the long defense, and it is through his varied experiences that we learn with what bravery, resource, and tenacity the Rock was held for England."-- Publisher description
A roving commission, or, Through the Black insurrection of Hayti by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is one of the most brilliant of Mr. Henty's books. A story of the sea, with all its life and action, it is also full of thrilling adventures on land. So it holds the keenest interest until the end. The scene is a new one to Mr. Henty' s readers, being laid at the time of the Great Revolt of the Blacks, by which Hayti became independent. Toussaint L'Overture appears, and an admirable picture is given of him and of his power."-- Publisher description
The dash for Khartoum : a tale of the Nile expedition by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dash for Khartoum starts at the very beginning of the lives of his two young heroes. The book opens with confusion as to the identity of two babies and continues this confusion
Through the Sikh war : a tale of the conquest of the Punjaub by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Percy Groves, a spirited English lad, joins his uncle in the Punjaub, where the natives are in a state of revolt. When the authorities at Lahore proclaim war Percy joins the British force as a volunteer, and takes a distinguished share in the famous battles of the Punjaub"--From publisher's website
Through Russian snows : a story of Napoleon's retreat from Moscow by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hero, Julian Wyatt, after several adventures with smugglers, by whom he is handed over a prisoner to the French, regains his freedom and joins Napoleon's army in the Russian campaign, and reaches Moscow with the victorious Emperor. Then, when the terrible retreat begins, Julian finds himself in the rearguard of the French army, fighting desperately, league by league, against famine, snow-storms, wolves, and Russians. Ultimately he escapes out of the general disaster, after rescuing the daughter of a Russian Count, makes his way to St. Petersburg, and then returns to England. A story with an excellent plot, exciting adventures, and splendid historical interests"--The Robinson Books website
To Herat and Cabul : a story of the first Afghan War by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The greatest defeat ever experienced by the British Army was that in the Mountain Passes of Afghanistan. Angus Cameron, the hero of this book, having been captured by the friendly Afghans, was compelled to be a witness of the calamity. His whole story is an intensely interesting one, from his boyhood in Persia; his employment under the government at Herat; through the defense of that town against the Persians; to Cabul, where he shared in all the events which ended in the awful march through the Passes from which but one man escaped. Angus is always at the point of danger, and whether in battle or in hazardous expeditions shows how much a brave youth, full of resources, can do, even with so treacherous a foe. His dangers and adventures are thrilling, and his escapes marvelous."-- Publisher description
Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young man, Beric, who lived during the time of the Roman invasion of Britain
No surrender! : a tale of the rising in La Vendée by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The revolt of La Vendde against the French Republic at the time of the Revolution forms the groundwork of this absorbing story. Leigh Stansfield, a young English lad, is drawn into the thickest of the conflict. Forming a company of boys as scouts for the Venddan Army, he greatly aids the peasants. He rescues his sister from the guillotine, and finally, after many thrilling experiences, when the cause of La Vendde is lost, he escapes to England."--From the Robinson Books website
Bonnie Prince Charlie : a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the son of a Scottish officer in French service
 
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Alternative Names
Griffin, Florence

Roberts, Roy A., Mrs.

Ross, Charles G., Mrs.

Ross, Florence G. (Florence Griffin)

Languages
English (25)