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Court, Kirk, and Community

Scotland 1470-1625

Jenny Wormald

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How did Scots live and change in the dying days of an independent kingdom?

This essential history focuses on society and religious life in Reformation Scotland from 1470 to 1625. Now re-issued in the popular New History of Scotland series, with a contextual foreword by Keith Brown as tribute to the career of Jenny Wormald, who did so much to transform our understanding of early modern Scotland.

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Foreword by Keith Brown

I Renaissance Scotland: the Reigns of James III, IV, and V
1. Politics and Government
2. The Local Community
3. Town and Country
4. Poets, Scholars, and Gentlemen

II The Reformation
5. The Pre-Reformation Church
6. The Growth of Protestantism
7. The Reformation
8. The Establishment of the Reformed Church

III Renaissance Scotland: the Reigns of Mary and James VI
9. The King’s Government
10. The Local Community Disturbed
11. Cultural Achievements

Epilogue: Scotland after 1603
A Note on Further Reading
Appendix: Chronological Table

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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