James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603 / Edition 1
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James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603 / Edition 1

James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603 / Edition 1

by Miles Kerr-Peterson, Steven J. Reid


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138946064
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/06/2017
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Miles Kerr-Peterson was recently awarded a PhD in history at the University of Glasgow, his thesis being a study of the life and lordship of George Keith, fourth Earl Marischal. His research focuses on early modern Scottish noble and academic cultures.

Steven J. Reid is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Glasgow. His previous publications include Humanism and Calvinism: Andrew Melville and the Universities of Scotland, c.1560-c.1625 (2011).

Table of Contents


Miles Kerr-Peterson

  1. James VI and James Douglas, Earl of Morton
  2. Amy Blakeway

  3. Of Bairns and Bearded Men: James VI and the Ruthven Raid
  4. Steven J. Reid

  5. Friendship, Politics and Religion: George Gordon, Sixth Earl of Huntly and King James VI, 1581-1595
  6. Ruth Grant

  7. James VI, Noble Power and the burgh of Glasgow, c. 1580-1605
  8. Paul Goatman

  9. He "made them friends in his cabinet": James VI’s suppression of the Scott-Ker feud
  10. Anna Groundwater

  11. Noble Power in the West Highlands and Isles: James VI and the End of the Mercenary Trade with Ireland, 1594-6
  12. Ross Crawford

  13. Rise of a Courtier: the second Duke of Lennox and strategies of Noble Power under James VI
  14. Adrienne McLaughlin

  15. ‘For the King Favours Them Very Strangely’: The Rise of James VI’s Chamber, 1580-1603
  16. Amy L. Juhala

  17. The Octavians
  18. Julian Goodare

  19. The Gowrie Conspiracy: do we need to wait until the Day of Judgement?

Jenny Wormald

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