Introduction

Kerr-Peterson, M. and Reid, S. J. (2017) Introduction. In: Kerr-Peterson, M. and Reid, S. J. (eds.) James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603. Series: Routledge research in early modern history. Routledge: London, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9781138946064

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Abstract

The introduction begins by tracing the history of the major contributions to the debate over noble power versus the centralisation of government in early modern Scotland, and assesses how the contributions to the volume further add to this. It concludes that James' attitude to noble power and service had many continuities and parallels with his earlier Stewart predecessors such as James IV and James V, altered in line with his own expectations that they would serve him and the ideal of himself as a 'universal king'.

Item Type:Book Sections (Introduction)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kerr-Peterson, Dr Miles and Reid, Dr Steven
Authors: Kerr-Peterson, M., and Reid, S. J.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9781138946064

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585871Bridging the Continental divide: neo-Latin and its cultural role in Jacobean Scotland, as seen in the Delitiate Poetarum Scotorum (1637)Steven ReidArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/J007331/1HU - HISTORY