Scotland Re-formed, 1488-1587; Jane Dawson; Maps, Tables and Illustrations; Preface; Introduction: The kingdom of the Scots; Part I: 'Glore of all princely governing'; Chapter 1: The Princely King: James IV, 1488-1494; Chapter 2: The Thistle and the Rose: James IV, 1495-1504; Chapter 3: Strutting the European Stage, James IV, 1503-1513; Part II: Renaissance Monarchy Triumphant; Chapter 4: The survival of Renaissance monarchy: James V's minority, 1513-28; Chapter 5: Courts and clergy: James V, 1528-1537; Chapter 6: Imperious Majesty, James V, 1537-1542; Part III: The Battle for Britain; Chapter 7: Wars for Britain, 1543-1551; Chapter 8: Franco-Scotland 1550-1560; Chapter 9: Reformation by the Sword, 1555-1561; Chapter 10: Reformation by the Word, 1560-1588; Part IV: Re-forming the Kingdom; Chapter 11: 'The empire of a woman': Mary, Queen of Scots, 1561-1567; Chapter 12: Civil Wars, 1567-1573; Chapter 13: The last Douglas ascendancy, 1573-1578; Chapter 14: James' long apprenticeship: 1578-1587; Conclusion: Scotland Re-formed; Table of Events; Further Reading; Bibliography.
Jane Dawson is Senior Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History at the University of Edinburgh.
A clear narrative of an often confusing period in Scotland's past. Readable yet erudite, expansive yet detailed, Dawson's book is a fresh take on political history that will serve students well. -- Mairi Cowan, University of Toronto Scottish Historical Review A clear narrative of an often confusing period in Scotland's past. Readable yet erudite, expansive yet detailed, Dawson's book is a fresh take on political history that will serve students well.