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Some aspects of later seventeenth century Scotland.

Henry W. Meikle

Some aspects of later seventeenth century Scotland.

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Published by Jackson, publisher to the University of Glasgow in Glasgow .
Written in English


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SeriesDavid Murray Foundation Lecture, University of Glasgow -- 14
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Open LibraryOL21618138M
ISBN 100852610815

An excerpt from The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America by Richard B. Sher. Also available on web site: online catalogs, secure online ordering, excerpts from new books. Sign up for email notification of new releases in .   The Witching Hour (also published in the US as The Betrayal of Maggie Blair) is a fine, exciting and moving tale of seventeenth century Scotland. Maggie and her Grandmother are accused of witchcraft on their remote island of Bute and Maggie's world begins to break apart from that point/5.   The result is a deeply complex understanding of the trial that is wholly attributable to Wilby’s admirably creative thinking and painstaking research.” —Janay Nugent, Sixteenth Century Journal “In this bold and imaginative book, Emma Wilby attempts to understand Isobel by taking us deeply into her culture and spiritual worldviewBrand: Sussex Academic Press.


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Scotland to i The second, Scotland from i to the Present Day, by the late Professor G. Pryde, gives more adequate attention than earlier books to econo-mic aspects, notably in treating the seventeenth century; at least six of the 26 chapters are economic.

Women in early modern Scotland, between the Renaissance of the early sixteenth century and the beginnings of industrialisation in the mid-eighteenth century, were part of a patriarchal society, though the enforcement of this social order was not Some aspects of later seventeenth century Scotland.

book in all aspects. Women retained their family surnames at marriage and did not join their husband's kin groups. Emma Wilby's compelling and dense study of the Witchcraft confessions of Isobel Gowdie from in Scotland, "celebrated as the most extraordinary on record in Britain", is a thoroughly impressive analysis, which does not lack for humor, wit, and subtly intuitive nuances of observation and speculation, to propel one enthusiastically through its pages of text/5(10).

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book what is now Scotland and the present day. Very little is known about religion in Scotland before the arrival of Christianity. It is generally presumed to have resembled Celtic polytheism and there is evidence of the.

Century 93 ROGER MASON 5. Confidence and Perplexity: The Seventeenth Century JENNY WORMALD 6. Scotland Transformed: The Eighteenth Century RICHARD B. SHER 7. Workshop of Empire: The Nineteenth Century I.

HUTCHISON 8. The Turbulent Century: Scotland since RICHARD FINLAY 9. The Scottish Diaspora DAVID ARMITAGE. From the seventeenth century they were some notable aristocratic Some aspects of later seventeenth century Scotland. book writers. The first book written by a woman and published in Scotland was Elizabeth Melville's Ane Godlie Dreame in [25] Later major figures included Lady Elizabeth Wardlaw (–) and Lady Grizel Baillie (–).

[26]. After a relatively late start, one Scottish king who later became king of England and a number of Scottish and English clerics had come to make a substantial contribution to the literature of witchcraft by the early seventeenth century.

Some, like Scot, used continental literature heavily, but from the work of Gifford, evidence from English. Evening News and other periodicals. Dr H. Meikle's Some Aspects of Later Seventeenth Century Scotland (Murray Lecture, ) emphasizes the contemporary interest in economic advance.

In The Company of Scotland () Dr G. Insh, with thorough documenta-tion, gave a new interpretation of the so-called 'Darien Scheme', and inciden. Full text of "Intellectual milieu of John Dryden: studies in some aspects of seventeenth-century thought" See other formats.

This is a significant contribution to work on both women’s poetry and women’s political writing in seventeenth-century England. In moving the debate on politics to poetry, and primarily manuscript poetry, the author, Sarah C.E. Ross, opens to politics the formal and playful aspects of women’s writing and offers a ground-breaking discussion of the way in which women use poetry to Author: Susan J.

Wiseman. Education in early modern Scotland includes all forms of education within the modern borders of Scotland, between the end of the Middle Ages in the late fifteenth century and the beginnings of the Enlightenment in the mid-eighteenth century.

By the sixteenth century such formal educational institutions as grammar schools, petty schools and sewing schools for girls were established in Scotland.

Review. Ford. Law and Opinion in Scotland during the Seventeenth Century. Oxford. Hart Publishing. xii + (including Index). Hardback. £ ISBN 1 6. Note that whereas in England (and France) elite culture may have separated from ‘low’ culture over the course of the seventeenth century, in Scotland the two remained closely tied together for longer.

See Craig, David, Scottish Literature and the Scottish Cited by: 4. Written Leases and their Impact on Scottish Agriculture in the Seventeenth Century'* By IAN D. WHYTE F ROM the sixteenth-century historian John Major 1 onwards, most people who have written about Scottish rural society before the classic period of improvement in the later eighteenth century have stressed the detri- mental effects of insecurity.

See also, for example, J.D. Ford, Law and Opinion in Scotland during the Seventeenth Century (Oxford: Hart, ), esp. chs 1, 3, 5; John W. Cairns, ‘The Civil Law Tradition in Scottish Legal Thought’, in The Civilian Tradition and Scots Law, ed.

by David L. Carey Miller and Reinhard Zimmermann (Berlin: Duncker and Humblot, ), pp. As such, this chapter builds on previous research, on some economic and political aspects of the (early) seventeenth century Scottish-Dutch relationship on the one hand, and on Scotland’s relationship with the later seventeenth-century European Republic of Letters on the other.

Get this from a library. Defining strains: the musical life of Scots in the seventeenth century. [James Porter;] -- "This volume aims to fill a historical gap in the recent coverage of musical life in Scotland.

The seventeenth century in Scotland, as in Europe, was one of religious controversy and civil strife.

The books listed here are primarily of interest to people studying the background of the Clan Campbell in Scotland. For references on North American Campbells see the back issues of the Journal of the Clan Campbell Society (USA/NA), the Dictionary of National Biography (both that for Canada and for the United States of America).

Also contact the Clan Cambpell Society Genealogist and Librarian. Some of the earliest Indians brought to the island, especially those from the Dutch areas of Guiana, may have been converts to Protestantism, and later in the seventeenth century other Indians may have been affected by Quaker doctrine and practice as well as by the Anglican church.

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It was part of the wider European Protestant Reformation that took place from the sixteenth century. From the late fifteenth century the ideas of Renaissance humanism, critical of aspects of the established. The book was published by Messrs. Macmillan in London in An American edition was published in by Messrs.

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Some statistical data on the book trade can be interpreted. The history of popular religion in Scotland includes all forms of religion outwith the formal theology and structures of institutional religion, between the earliest times of human occupation of what is now Scotland and the present day.

Very little is known about religion in Scotland before the arrival of Christianity. It is generally presumed to have resembled Celtic polytheism and there is. The Scotch-Irish & the Eighteenth-Century Irish Diaspora Published in 18thth Century Social Perspectives, 18th–19th - Century History, Features, Issue 3 (Autumn ), Volume 7.

Probably no other ethnic group in North America has had as much ink spilt on the usage of the terminology applied to define them than those labelled the Scotch-Irish or Scots-Irish. Drawing upon evidence from Scotland, England and Continental Europe this study opens new, much needed, lines of debate regarding the late seventeenth-century roots of the Scottish Enlightenment Author: Peter Maxwell-Stuart.

For the 19th century, see M. Drake, Population and Society in Norway, (Cambridge, ) pp. for Scotland, M. Flinn (ed.), Scottish Population History from the Seventeenth Century to die 's (Cambridge, ), pp.

; T. Smouth, "Aspects of Sexual Behaviour in Nineteenth-Century Scotland," in A. Maclaren (ed. Then one might put the question whether Britain's substantial participation in the slave trade during the eighteenth century -- the country's slave captains were carrying about thirty-five thousand captives across the Atlantic every year in the s, in about ninety ships -- was compensated for by the lead which Britain's statesmen later gave Released on: Febru Seventeenth-Century Scotland--A New Edition of Robert Kirk's "The Secret Commonwealth and other texts".

Bury St Edmunds: Boydell Press, pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Roger L. Emerson Published on H-Albion. Allan Macinnes, “Catholic Recusancy and the Penal Laws,” 30; For the idea of the “conservative north-east” of Scotland in this period, see Gordon Donaldson, “Scotland’s ­Conservative North in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries,” Transactions of the Royal ­Historical Society 16 (): 65–79; Donaldson, Scottish Church Author: Paul Goatman.

David M. Walker, A Legal History of Scotland, vol. iii: the Sixteenth Century (), ch. 13, and vol. iv: the Seventeenth Century (), ch.

14, are moderately useful. More focused on the justiciary court are the editors' introductions to the first two volumes of Stair A. Gillon and J. Irvine Smith (eds.), Selected Justiciary Cases, "The Renaissance in Scotland" is a collection of original essays on a wide range of topics concerning the cultural history of Scotland.

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