Scotland Re-formed, 1488-1587

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Edinburgh University Press, 25 d’oct. 2007 - 400 pàgines
From the death of James III to the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, Jane Dawson tells story of Scotland from the perspective of its regions and of individual Scots, as well as incorporating the view from the royal court. Scotland Re-formed shows how the country was re-formed as the relationship between church and crown changed, with these two institutions converging, merging and diverging, thereby permanently altering the nature of Scottish governance. Society was also transformed, especially by the feuars, new landholders who became the backbone of rural Scotland. The Reformation Crisis of 1559-60 brought the establishment of a Protestant Kirk, an institution influencing the lives of Scots for many centuries, and a diplomatic revolution that discarded the 'auld alliance' and locked Scotland's future into the British Isles.Although the disappearance of the pre-Reformation church left a patronage deficit with disastrous effects for Scottish music and art, new forms of cultural expression arose that
 

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One of the best books on this period that I have read. While remaining readable and accessible to a general audience, Dawson provides a detailed overview of a significant and complex century of ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Introduction The Kingdom of the Scots
1
Glore of all Princely Governing
29
The Princely King James IV 148894
31
The Thistle and the Rose James IV 14951504
50
Strutting the European Stage James IV 150313
66
Renaissance Monarchy Triumphant
87
The Survival of Renaissance Monarchy James Vs Minority 151328
89
Courts and Clergy James V 152837
115
Reformation by the Word 156088
216
Reforming the Kingdom
241
The Empire of a Woman Mary Queen of Scots 15617
243
Civil Wars 156773
264
The Last Douglas Ascendancy 15738
283
James Long Apprenticeship 157887
302
Scotland Reformed
326
Table of Events
347

Imperious Majesty James V 153742
135
The Battle for Britain
153
Wars for Britain 154351
155
FrancoScotland 155060
176
Reformation by the Sword 155561
200
Guide to Further Reading
356
Select Bibliography
361
Index
375
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