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This list relates to the 2016-17 which ended on 31/07/2017
  1. Province History Exercise 1 item
  2. Week 1: The ‘Anglo-Norman Era’ of Scottish History 11 items
    1. Essential reading 6 items
      1. Celtic identity and the British image - Murray Pittock 1999

        Book  chapter 3

    2. Further Secondary Reading 5 items
      1. Scottish history: the power of the past - Edward J. Cowan, Richard J. Finlay c2002

        Book  (see various contributions)

  3. Week 2: Holy Kings and Bastard Pretenders 13 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. The kingship of the Scots, 842-1292: succession and independence - A. A. M. Duncan 2002

        Book  pp. 27–52 (chapter 3)

    2. Further reading 9 items
      1. The kingdom of the Scots: government, church and society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century - G. W. S. Barrow c2003

        Book  chapter 13 (‘Scotland’s “Norman” Families’)

      2. The kingship of the Scots, 842-1292: succession and independence - A. A. M. Duncan 2002

        Book  pp. 53–81 (chapter 4)

      3. Britain and Ireland, 900-1300: insular responses to medieval European change - Brendan Smith 1999

        Book  J. Gillingham, ‘Killing and Mutilating Political Enemies in the British Isles from the Late Twelfth to the Early Fourteenth Century: A Comparative Study’,pp. 114–34

      4. Domination and lordship: Scotland 1070-1230 - Richard D. Oram c2011 (electronic book)

        Book  chapters 2 and 5

      5. Domination and lordship: Scotland, 1070-1230 - Richard D. Oram c2011

        Book  chapters 2 and 5

      6. From Pictland to Alba: 789-1070 - Alex Woolf 2007 (electronic book)

        Book  chapter 6

      7. From Pictland to Alba: 789 to 1070 - Alex Woolf c2007

        Book  chapter 6

  4. Week 3: Reformers and Deviants 22 items
    1. Essential reading 5 items
      1. Kingship and unity: Scotland 1000-1306 - G. W. S. Barrow 2003

        Book  Chapter 4 (‘The Church Transformed’). Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Further reading 17 items
      1. The kingdom of the Scots: government, church and society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century - G. W. S. Barrow 2003

        Book  Various chapters, but see esp. ch. 8 (‘The Clergy at St Andrews’)

      2. Domination and lordship: Scotland, 1070-1230 - Richard D. Oram 2011

        Book  Chapter 10 (‘The Making of the Ecclesia Scoticana’). Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      3. Church Reform in Connacht - H. Perros-Walton

        Chapter 

  5. Week 4 24 items
    1. Essential Reading 12 items
      1. EITHER:

      2. The Foundations of a Disunited Kingdom - J. Gillingham

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

      3. OR:

      4. EITHER:

      5. Scotland : the making of the Kingdom - A. A. M. Duncan 1992

        Book  Chapter 18 ‘Towns and Traffickng’ (read 19 also if you have time)

      6. OR:

      7. Domination and lordship: Scotland, 1070-1230 - Richard D. Oram 2011

        Book  Chapter 8 ("Towns, Burghs and Burgesses'). Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      8. The Language of Objects: Material Culture in Medieval Scotland - S. D. Campbell

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Further reading 12 items
      1. ‘Keeping the natives in order’: the English king and the ‘Celtic’ rulers, 1066–1216 - Rees Davies 1996

        Article  In Peritia 10 - print journal in Library at per DA900.P4

      2. The Scottish medieval town - eds. Michael Lynch, Michael Spearman, Geoffrey Stell 1988

        Book  Various contributions

  6. Week 5: Social Inequality and State Formation 35 items
    1. Essential reading 5 items
      1. The shape of the state in medieval Scotland, 1124-1290 - Alice Taylor 2016

        Book  Particularly chapters 1–3, and chapter 5 pp. 271–97, as well as the every chapter conclusion. (Available in the Library and as an e-book.)

      2. Introduction: The Paradox of Medieval Scotland, 1093–1286 - M. H. Hammond

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Further reading 30 items
      1. Charters 9 items
        1. The acts of William I, King of Scots, 1165-1214 - G. W. S. Barrow, William Wootton Scott 1971

          Book 

        2. The charters of Gaelic Scotland and Ireland in the early and central Middle Ages - Dauvit Broun, University of Cambridge. Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic 1995

          Book 

        3. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

          Book  Read: M. Hammond, ‘Introduction: The Paradox of Medieval Scotland, 1093–1286’. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Castles and power 3 items
      3. Government and Law 10 items
        1. Popular Courts - G. W. S. Barrow

          Chapter 

        2. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

          Book  Read: C. Neville, ‘Neighbours, the Neighbourhood, and the Visnet in Scotland, 1125–1300’, pp. 161-173. Available in the library and as an e-book.

        3. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

          Book  Read: A. Taylor, ‘Homo Ligius and Unfreedom in Medieval Scotland’, pp. 85-116. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      4. Aristocracy 8 items
        1. Macduff of Fife - J. Bannerman

          Chapter 

        2. The exercise of power in medieval Scotland, c. 1200-1500 - Stephen I. Boardman, Alasdair Ross 2003

          Book  various contributions

        3. Lordship and architecture in medieval and Renaissance Scotland - Geoffrey Stell, Richard D. Oram 2005

          Book  various contributions

  7. Week 6: The Power of the Past 30 items
    1. Essential reading 6 items
      1. Scottish independence and the idea of Britain: from the Picts to Alexander III - Dauvit Broun 2007

        Book  Chapter 2, 'Ancient Kingdoms and Island Histories'. (Available in the Library and as an e-book)

      2. The first English empire: power and identities in the British Isles 1093-1343 - R. R. Davies 2000

        Book  Chapter 2, 'Island Mythologies'. (Available in the Library and as an e-book)

      3. Hagiography - J. E. Fraser

        Chapter  Pp. 103-9 in The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Vol. 1. Note: you will need to download the full e-book to access the text of the chapter. As part of the download process you will be prompted to install Adobe Digital Editions - this is a necessary step in order to view the text.

      4. Anthropology: theoretical practice in culture and society - Michael Herzfeld 2001

        Book  Chapter 3, ‘Histories’

    2. Further reading 24 items
      1. The Triumph tree: Scotland's earliest poetry, 550-1350 - Thomas Owen Clancy, Gilbert Márkus 1998

        Book 

      2. The cult of saints and the Virgin Mary in medieval Scotland - Stephen I. Boardman, Eila Williamson 2010

        Book  Read: T.O. Clancy, ‘The Big Man, the Footsteps, and the Fissile Saint: Paradigms and Problems in Studies of Insular Saints’ Cults’. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland - William John Watson 1993

        Book  Read: Chapter 4. 1926 publication may be found at DA868.W2.

      4. The Stone of Destiny: artefact and icon - David John Breeze, Thomas Owen Clancy, Richard Welander, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 2003

        Book 

  8. Week 7: The Gall-Ghàidheil of the Wild West 17 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. The Gall-Ghàidheil and Galloway - T. O. Clancy 2008

        Article 

      2. The Lordship of Galloway - Richard D. Oram 2000

        Book  Chapters 2–7

      3. The shape of the state in medieval Scotland, 1124-1290 - Alice Taylor 2016

        Book  Pp. 117–23 (section on 'Written Law and Legal Specialism' in Ch. 3) and pp. 210–33 (section on 'Justiciars' in Ch. 4)

    2. Further reading 14 items
      1. Na Renna - F. J. Byrne 1982

        Article 

      2. Rebels without a Cause? The Relations of Fergus of Galloway and Somerled of Argyll with the Scottish Kings, 1153–1164 - R. A. McDonald

        Chapter  Also available in Short Loan at the following classmark: DA779.A6G05

      3. Reform Monasticism and Celtic Scotland: Galloway, c.1140–c.1240 - K. J. Stringer

        Chapter  Another copy in Short Loan at DA779.A6G05.

  9. Week 8: Sea Kings of the Hebrides 23 items
    1. Essential reading 8 items
      1. Hebridean Sea Kings: The Successors of Somerled, 1164–1316 - W. D. H. Sellar

        Chapter  In 'Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages' (on short loan)

      2. EITHER:

      3. Kingship and unity: Scotland 1000-1306 - G. W. S. Barrow 1981

        Book  Chapter 6 (‘The Winning of the West’). Available in the Library and as an e-book

      4. OR:

      5. The wars of Scotland, 1214-1371 - Michael Brown 2004

        Book  Chapter 4 (The Sea Kings). Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Further reading 15 items
      1. The Prehistory of the Galloglass - Seán Duffy, 1 23

        Chapter 

      2. The Changing Economy of the Irish Sea Province: AD 900–1300 - B. T. Hudson

        Chapter  In: Britain and Ireland 900–1300: Insular Responses to Medieval European Change

      3. The Changing Economy of the Irish Sea Province: AD 900–1300 - Benjamin T. Hudson

        Chapter  Chapter one in the book Irish Sea Studies.

  10. Week 9: Land of the Saga Earls 14 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
    2. Further reading 11 items
      1. Firthlands of Ross and Sutherland - John R. Baldwin, Scottish Society for Northern Studies c1986

        Book 

      2. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

        Book  Read: S. D. Campbell, ‘The Language of Objects: Material Culture in Medieval Scotland’, pp. 183-202. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Peter’s Pence in Scotland - Barbara E. Crawford

        Chapter 

      4. Scandinavian Scotland - Barbara E. Crawford 1987

        Book 

      5. The Province of Ross and the Kingdom of Alba - A. Grant

        Chapter  2005 reprint available in Short Loan under classmark DA779.A6G05

      6. West over sea: studies in Scandinavian sea-borne expansion and settlement before 1300 : a festschrift in honour of Dr Barbara Crawford - Barbara E. Crawford, Beverley Ballin Smith, Simon Taylor, Gareth Williams 2007

        Book  Read: G. Williams, ‘“The People were High-Born and Thought a Lot of Themselves”: The Family of Moddan of Dale’. Available in the library and as an e-book.

  11. Week 10: ‘Land of the English’ 16 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. From Pictland to Alba: 789 to 1070 - Alex Woolf 2007

        Book  Pp. 232-40 (section on 'England's Adversity, Scotland's Opportunity?' in chapter 6). Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Further reading 12 items
      1. Durham jurisdictional peculiars - Frank Barlow 1950

        Book  Read: Chapter 3.

      2. Northern English Society in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries - G. W. S. Barrow

        Chapter  In: Scotland and Its Neighbours in the Middle Ages

      3. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

        Book  Read: E. Jamroziak, ‘Cistercian Identities in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Scotland: the Case of Melrose Abbey’. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      4. David I: the king who made Scotland - Richard D. Oram 2004

        Book  Read: Chapter 10.

      5. The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland: being the Rhind lectures on archaeology (expanded) delivered in 1916 - William John Watson 1926 (300 xx, 558p)

        Book  Read: Chapter 5. 1993 reprint also in the library at classmark: DA868.W2F93.

  12. Week 11: The Lost World of ‘French Scotland’ and Its Legacy 8 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. William the Lion, 1143-1214: kingship and culture - D. D. R. Owen 1997

        Book  Chapters 6 and 7 (ch. 6 digitised)

    2. Further reading 7 items
      1. S. Boardman, 'The Gaelic World and the Early Stewart Court', in D. Broun and M. MacGregor (eds), Mìorun Mòr nan Gall, 'The Great Ill-Will of the Lowlander'? Lowland Perceptions of the Highlands, Medieval and Modern (Glasgow, 2007), pp. 83–109

        ONLINE: http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/scottishstudies/ebooks/chap%203%20boardman.pdf

      2. The wars of Scotland, 1214-1371 - Michael Brown 2004

        Book  Read: chapters two and seven. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Norman expansion: connections, continuities and contrasts - K. J. Stringer, Andrew Jotischky 2013

        Book  Read: A. Grant, ‘At the Northern Edge: Alba and Its Normans’, pp. 49-86. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      4. M. MacGregor, 'Gaelic Barbarity and Scottish Identity in the Later Middle Ages', in D. Broun and M. MacGregor (eds), Mìorun Mòr nan Gall, 'The Great Ill-Will of the Lowlander'? Lowland Perceptions of the Highlands, Medieval and Modern (Glasgow, 2007), pp. 7–48

        ONLINE: http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/scottishstudies/ebooks/chap%201%20macgregor.pdf

      5. New perspectives on medieval Scotland, 1093-1286 - Matthew Hammond 2013

        Book  Read: K. Stringer, The Scottish ‘Political Commumity’ in the Reign of Alexander II (1214–49), pp. 53-84.

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