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The reign of Alexander II, 1214-49 [electronic resource] / edited by Richard D. Oram.

Contributor(s): Oram, Richard D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Northern world: v. 16.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 343 p., [28] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps.ISBN: 9004142061 (acid-free paper); 9789004142060 (acid-free paper); 9781429452618 (electronic bk.); 1429452617 (electronic bk.); 1433704323; 9781433704321.Subject(s): Alexander II, King of Scotland, 1198-1249 | Scotland -- History -- Alexander II, 1214-1249 | HISTORY | Alexander (Schottland, K�onig, II) | Schottland | Geschichte 1214-1249Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reign of Alexander II, 1214-49.DDC classification: 941.102 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
An overview of the reign of Alexander II / Richard D. Oram -- "A great prince, and very greedy of this world's honour" : the historiography of Alexander II / Norman H. Reid -- Contemporary perspectives on Alexander II's succession : the evidence of king-lists / Dauvit Broun -- Kingship, conflict, and state-making in the reign of Alexander II : the war of 1215-17 and its context / Keith J. Stringer -- Scotland and the papacy in the reign of Alexander II / Andrew D.M. Barrell -- Saints and silver : Scotland and Europe in the age of Alexander II / David Ditchburn -- Alexander II and the double tressure / John Malden -- Canon law, custom, and legislation : law in the reign of Alexander II / Hector L. MacQueen -- Burghs and burgesses : a time of consolidation? / E. Patricia Dennison -- Swerving from the path of justice : Alexander II's relations with Argyll and the Western Isles, 1214-1249 / Noel Murray.
Summary: This nine-essay volume provides the first full-length, detailed exploration of the kingdom of Scotland during the reign of Alexander II (1214-49), and the most extensive analysis of this key state-builder and his policies.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An overview of the reign of Alexander II / Richard D. Oram -- "A great prince, and very greedy of this world's honour" : the historiography of Alexander II / Norman H. Reid -- Contemporary perspectives on Alexander II's succession : the evidence of king-lists / Dauvit Broun -- Kingship, conflict, and state-making in the reign of Alexander II : the war of 1215-17 and its context / Keith J. Stringer -- Scotland and the papacy in the reign of Alexander II / Andrew D.M. Barrell -- Saints and silver : Scotland and Europe in the age of Alexander II / David Ditchburn -- Alexander II and the double tressure / John Malden -- Canon law, custom, and legislation : law in the reign of Alexander II / Hector L. MacQueen -- Burghs and burgesses : a time of consolidation? / E. Patricia Dennison -- Swerving from the path of justice : Alexander II's relations with Argyll and the Western Isles, 1214-1249 / Noel Murray.

This nine-essay volume provides the first full-length, detailed exploration of the kingdom of Scotland during the reign of Alexander II (1214-49), and the most extensive analysis of this key state-builder and his policies.

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