Scotland and Europe: Religion, culture and commerce
Setting out to explore the rich diversity of medieval Scotland's contacts with Europe, the author focuses on religious, cultural and economic connections and includes a study of both the means by which people travelled and the first major wave of emigration from Scotland. The book ranges widely from the galloglass who fought in Ireland to artists who painted in the Netherlands; from impoverished students to merchants and monasteries wealthy from the export of wool.
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The Religious Bonds
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abbey abbot Aberdeen abroad acquired Alexander Anglo-Scottish aristocratic Baltic Bergen-op-Zoom Berwick bishop Bower Watt Bruges Christendom Chron chronicler church Cistercian clerics cloth Cologne crusading Danzig dispatched Douglas duke Dundee earl early sixteenth century ecclesiastical Edinburgh elsewhere emigrants England English Europe evidence exports fifteenth century fish foreign France French G.G. Simpson galloglass Halyburton's Ledger idem important instance Ireland Irish James James IV John king King's land later fifteenth century later medieval later middle ages least Leith Lollards London Low Countries Mary of Guelders Meanwhile medieval medieval Scotland medieval Scottish Melrose middle ages monastic Netherlandish Netherlands northern northern crusade Oxford papacy papal Paris passim pedlars perhaps Perth pilgrimage pilgrims political pope ports probably recorded Robert royal saints Scots Scottish Scottish merchants Scottish ships Scottish students Scottish wool secular St Andrews Stevenson Stewart Stralsund thirteenth century tournament towns trade vessels viii visited William wine wool