The standardisation of diplomatic in Scottish Royal Acts down to 1249. Part 1: Brieves

Davies, J. (2015) The standardisation of diplomatic in Scottish Royal Acts down to 1249. Part 1: Brieves. Models of Authority, 23 Dec.

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I argue that there are three principal categories of royal act in Scotland during the period 1100 to 1250: the Brieve, the Letter of Notification, and the Charter. (There are also diplomas, proclamations, treaties, letters of correspondence, and so on, but these were not produced (or at least not preserved) in large enough quantities to be significant in this context.) This article describes how the Brieve became standardised in form.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Charters, brieve, diplomatic, Scotland, king of Scots.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Davies, Dr John
Authors: Davies, J.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Journal Name:Models of Authority
Publisher:Models of Authority Project Team
Published Online:23 December 2015
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The Author
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
637501Models of authority: Scottish charters and the emergence of government 1100-1250Dauvit BrounArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/L008041/1HU - HISTORY