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Court, kirk, and community : Scotland, 1470-1625

Author: Jenny Wormald
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing the last period of Scotland's existence as an independent kingdom, the major focus of this volume is the events and consequences of the Reformation, that crucial episode which ushered in tremendous spiritual and secular change. Professor Wormald shows how Scotland's rulers, all formidably powerful (with the exception of Mary) and highly cultured, governed a society whose economic and social bonds were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Wormald
ISBN: 0748602763 9780748602766
OCLC Number: 26132044
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: [London?] : Edward Arnold, 1981.
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: I. Renaissance Scotland : the reigns of James III, IV, and V. Politics and government --
The local community--
Town and country --
Poets, scholars, and gentlemen --
II. The Reformation. The pre-Reformation church --
The growth of Protestantism --
The Reformation --
The establishment of the Reformed Church --
III. Renaissance Scotland : the reigns of Mary and James VI. The king's government --
The local community disturbed --
Cultural achievements --
Epilogue : Scotland after 1603.
Responsibility: Jenny Wormald.
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