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Court, Kirk and Community

Scotland 1470-1625

Jenny Wormald

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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 still in many ways 'medieval'.

About the Author

Jenny Wormald was Honorary Fellow in Scottish History at the University Of Edinburgh. Her publications include Lords and Men in Scotland: Bonds of Manrent, 1442-1603 (1985), Scotland: a History (co-editor, 2005) and she was general editor on the New History of Scotland series with Edinburgh University Press.

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