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Medieval Scotland

Crown, Lordship & Community

Alexander Grant, Keith J. Stringer


This new paperback edition brings together the latest thoughts on the development of the medieval Scottish kingdom. Thirteen contributors explore the central themes in medieval Scottish history - the interplay between Celtic and feudal influences; crown-magnate relations; local and national relations; and the political definition of the kingdom.

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K. J. Stringer is Professor of Medieval British History at Lancaster University. He has written extensively on the related fields of medieval state-making, noble power structures, religious reform, cultural exchanges, and regional, national and supra-national identities.


An important collection.Northern History.
Magnificent tribute to Professor Barrow.Northern Scotland.
This admirable edited volume comes close to being anadequate tribute to a major historian.J Campbell, Oxford University, English Historical Review.