Scotland Re-formed: 1488-1587

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This book encompasses Scottish history in the sixteenth century, from James IV's accession to Mary, Queen of Scots' execution, focusing in particular on Scottish political life from local, regional, and central perspectives.

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Overview

This book encompasses Scottish history in the sixteenth century, from James IV's accession to Mary, Queen of Scots' execution, focusing in particular on Scottish political life from local, regional, and central perspectives.

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Editorial Reviews

Choice
A fine introduction to this period of Scots history... Highly recommended.
Scotia
An excellent survey of the period... An important contribution that should not be ignored.
Scotia: Interdisciplinary Journal of Scottish Studies
An excellent survey of the period... An important contribution that should not be ignored.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748614554
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication date: 12/14/2007
  • Series: New Edinburgh History of Scotland Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,411,190
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Dawson is in the department of ecclesiastical history at the University of Edinburgh.

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Table of Contents


Analytical Table of Contents     vii
Maps, Tables and Illustrations     xii
Preface     xv
General Editor's Preface     xvii
Introduction: The Kingdom of the Scots     1
'Glore of all Princely Governing'
The Princely King: James IV (1488-94)     31
The Thistle and the Rose: James IV (1495-1504)     50
Strutting the European Stage: James IV (1503-13)     66
Renaissance Monarchy Triumphant
The Survival of Renaissance Monarchy: James V's Minority (1513-28)     89
Courts and Clergy: James V (1528-37)     115
Imperious Majesty: James V (1537-42)     135
The Battle for Britain
Wars for Britain (1543-51)     155
Franco-Scotland (1550-60)     176
Reformation by the Sword (1555-61)     200
Reformation by the Word (1560-88)     216
Re-Forming the Kingdom
'The Empire of a Woman': Mary, Queen of Scots (1561-7)     243
Civil Wars (1567-73)     264
The Last Douglas Ascendancy (1573-8)     283
James' Long Apprenticeship (1578-87)     302
Conclusion: Scotland Re-formed     326
Table of Events     347
Guide to Further Reading     356
Select Bibliography     361
Index     375
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