This collection of writings by one of the foremost historians on early modern Scotland contains 11 of Maurice Lee, Jr.'s most important journal articles and book chapters. It also contains five new pieces, including the title article on the Union, a reassessment of Mary Queen of Scots, and a new interpretation of the mysterious Gowrie Conspiracy. Lee's writings cover John Knox, the fall of the Regent Morton, James VI and the revival of Episcopacy in Scotland, King James' popish chancellor, archbishop Spottiswode, Annus Horribilis, and the Buccleuch marriage contract. This volume will be of interest to anyone with a professional, or amateur, interest in the history of Scotland from the Reformation to the Union.
Author Biography: Maurice Lee, Jr., is the Margaret Judson Professor of History, Emeritus, at Rutgers University. He is the author of Great Britain's Solomon: James VI and I in His Three Kingdoms, James Stewart, Earl of Moray, and John Maitland of Thirlestane.
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