Kingship and the commonweal: political thought in Renaissance and Reformation Scotland
This major collection of essays represents the fruits of over a decade of research into the political thought and culture of Renaissance and Reformation Scotland. All are variations on the crucial theme of kingship and commonweal and analyse the ways in which the changing nature of the relationship between the crown and the people was perceived during a period of dramatic political, cultural and religious upheaval.
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Aspects of National Identity
Humanism and the Political
Knox on Rebellion
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