Kingship and Unity: Scotland 1000-1306

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Edinburgh University Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Monarchy - 185 pages
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Professor Barrow takes up the history of a Scotland which already has the beginnings of a clear sense of identity and a successful expansion policy. Emphasising in particular the kingdom's political growth and the evolution of a distinct Scottish nation, Professor Barrow narrates the story of Scotland's remarkable Medieval kings and their development of a kingship and the institutions of government which provided the unity and administration to fend off Edward I's onslaughts in the thirteenth century.

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Geoffrey Barrow was Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography, University of Edinburgh, 1979-92, where he is currently Professor Emeritus.

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