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This is the story of the thrilling adventures of Jack Marvel, a gallant young Englishman who fought for King Charles I during the days of England's fierce Civil War.
The Splendid Spur begins with Jack being entrusted to deliver a letter to the King. From the moment he sets off on this important mission, his life is always in danger from the King's enemies, and particularly from that ruffianly turncoat, Captain Luke Settle. It was not only his own safety that Jack had to guard with his wits and his sword, for he also had to protect a brave and lovely girl called Delia whom he rescued from a gang of robbers.
How Jack was captured and condemned to be hanged; how he escaped from prison; how he and Delia fell in with Captain Billy Pottery of the good ship Godsend; how a strange, wild girl of the Cornish moors saved their lives and lost her own—these are but some of the exciting episodes in this magnificent story.
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