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Published: 03 May 2016

576 Pages | black and white maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198749202

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The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124-1290

Alice Taylor

Oxford Studies in Medieval European History

  • The first full account of the development of royal government in Scotland during the 12th and 13th centuries
  • Uses the evidence of medieval Scottish law, which has previously been misunderstood or ignored
  • Integrates detailed manuscript study with broad and important historical narratives, such as state formation
  • Uses Scotland as a way into understanding the form and development of European governments