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The Lordship of the Isles

Author: Richard D Oram
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]
Series: Northern world, v. 68.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Lordship of the Isles, twelve specialists open new perspectives on the rise and fall of the MacDonalds of Islay and the politics, culture and society of the greatest Gaelic lordship of later medieval Scotland.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lordship of the Isles.
(DLC) 2014024419
Named Person: McDonald family; McDonald family.; McDonald, Familie Schottland
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Oram
ISBN: 9004280359 9789004280359
OCLC Number: 895300476
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 336 pages :) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: The Lordship of the Isles; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Introduction: A Celtic Dirk at Scotland's Back? The Lordship of the Isles in Mainstream Scottish Historiography since 1828; 1. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Climate, Weather and the Rise of the Lordship of the Isles; 2. The MacDonald Lordship and the Bruce Dynasty, c.1306-c.1371; 3. From the River Farrar to the Loire Valley: The MacDonald Lord of the Isles, the Scottish Crown, and International Diplomacy, 1428-1438. 4. Ghille Chattan Mhor and Clann Mhic an Tòisich Lands in the Clann Dhomhnail Lordship of Lochaber5. Bishops, Priests, Monks and Their Patrons: The Lords of the Isles and the Church; 6. 'Contumaciously Absent'?: The Lords of the Isles and the Scottish Crown; 7. A Maritime Dominion --
Sea-Power and the Lordship; 8. West Highland Heraldry and the Lordship of the Isles; 9. Organising a Lordship: The Castles of the MacDonalds of Dunivaig and the Glens; 10. The Lordship of the Isles: Identity Through Materiality; 11. A Spent Force?: The Clan Donald in the Aftermath of 1493. 12. Castle Tioram and the MacDonalds of Clanranald: A Western Seaboard Castle in ContextBibliography; Index.
Series Title: Northern world, v. 68.
Responsibility: edited by Richard D. Oram.

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In The Lordship of the Isles, twelve specialists open new perspectives on the rise and fall of the MacDonalds of Islay and the politics, culture and society of the greatest Gaelic lordship of later medieval Scotland.

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