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King James’s Scotland

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter introduces the political culture and summarises the main events of James VII’s Scottish reign. It traces the continuities between the Restoration settlement of 1661–2 and the 1680s, ... More


James and the Royal Burghs

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the evolution and effects of James VII’s policy towards Scotland’s royal burghs. In 1686, the king blamed parliament’s failure to repeal laws against Catholics largely on ... More


Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Alasdair Raffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Scotland in Revolution, 1685–1690 is a study of the transformative reign of the Catholic King James VII and the revolution that brought his fall. Whereas previous accounts concentrate on high ... More


Enlightenment Origins

Kelsey Jackson Williams

in The First Scottish Enlightenment: Rebels, Priests, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198809692
eISBN:
9780191846960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809692.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter locates the origins of the first Scottish Enlightenment in James VII and II’s patronage in 1680s Edinburgh and the psychological and social impact of the revolution of 1688 on Jacobite, ... More


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