Outlaws Of Medieval Scotland by R. Andrew McDonaldOutlaws Of Medieval Scotland by R. Andrew McDonald

Outlaws Of Medieval Scotland

byR. Andrew McDonald

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The history of the so-called Canmore kings in Scotland, from the reign of Malcolm lll (1058–1093) down to that of Alexander lll (1249–1286), is marked by an array of insurrections led by discontented dynasts and native warlords with grievances against these kings. Although none of the challenges ultimately proved successful, they nevertheless form a much-neglected theme across a formative era of Scottish history, which they in part define. The book offers a systematic exploration of the leaders of insurrection, their aims and motivations, their military capabilities, and the reasons behind their failure as well as the overall impact of insurrection upon the Scottish kingdom.
R. Andrew McDonald is Professor of History at Brock University, Canada, where he was the founding director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is the author of many books, book chapters, and articles on medieval Scottish, Hebridean, and Manx history, including The Kingdom of the Isles: Scotland’s Western Seaboard, c....
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Title:Outlaws Of Medieval ScotlandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Birlinn LtdLanguage:English

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