Lordship and Architecture: In Medieval and Renaissance Scotland
Richard Oram, Geoffrey Stell
John Donald, Sep 1, 2005 - Architecture - 346 pages
These essays constitute the first radical reassessment since the nineteenth century of the role of architecture as an expression of lordship and status amongst Scottish secular and ecclesiastical elites in the period c.1124-c.1650. Fifteen studies of the architectural patronage of particular families or groups explore how the nobility operated socially and economically, as well as politically, in the organisation and structure of lordship throughout the medieval and renaissance periods. The contributors draw on the traditions and strengths of Scottish genealogical, archaeological and art-historical enquiry to illustrate key themes, which include: family or kindred styles in building on a local, regional or national level; builders' or patrons' motives; the scale and use of the buildings; and ascertainable changes in function, purpose and attitude.
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A Preliminary Study c 1124r 1500
The Earldom of Strathearn 11141296
The Brus Lordship of Annandale 11241296
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