Lordship to Patronage

Lordship to Patronage : Scotland, 1603-1745

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Drawing on political, constitutional,religious, economic and social studies, Professor Mitchison outlines the growing bonds between England and Scotland, beginning with James VI's succession and culminating in the Act of Union in 1707. She argues that the Union has had a distorting effect on Scottish history, constantly prompting comparisons of the constitutions and achievements of the two countries, rather than placing Scotland in a European context. This book attempts to redress the balance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 18mm | 222.26g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • index, chronological table
  • 074860233X
  • 9780748602339
  • 2,173,010

Table of contents

Government by the King's pen; the rule of Charles I; the Great Rebellion and Interregnum; Restoration government and society; the economy in the later 17th century; towards a new settlement; working out union; new and old themes of the 1740s.show more

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