The School of History in the University of St Andrews is one of the country's leading centres for historical research. The School has particular research strengths in the following areas: Mediaeval History, Middle Eastern History (incl. Iranian History), French History, German History, Scottish History, Reformation History and Intellectual History.

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  • Dynasticism and diplomacy : the political career of Marie de Guise in Scotland, 1548-1560 

    Ritchie, Pamela E. (University of St Andrews, 1999) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the political career of Marie de Guise in Scotland during the period 1548-1560. Challenging the conventional interpretation of Guise as the defender of Catholicism whose régime climaxed with the ...
  • Messengers in later medieval England 

    Hu, Jiazhu (University of St Andrews, 2017) - Thesis
    Messengers were well acknowledged as a profession in late medieval England, providing a prototype of postal service of later centuries. Yet varied documents other than Exchequer records expose a terminological confusion ...
  • People and parliament in Scotland, 1689-1702 

    Patrick, Derek J. (University of St Andrews, 2002) - Thesis
    In Scotland the Revolution of 1688 - 1689 has received little academic attention - considered little more than an adjunct of events in England. Traditionally, the political elite have been seen as reluctant to rebel, the ...
  • Broadly speaking : Scots language and British imperialism. 

    Murphy, Sean (University of St Andrews, 2017-01) - Thesis
    This thesis offers a three-pronged perspective on the historical interconnections between Lowland Scots language(s) and British imperialism. Through analyses of the manifestation of Scots linguistic varieties outwith ...
  • The equipment and fighting potential of the Spanish Armada 

    Martin, Colin (University of St Andrews, 1984) - Thesis
    This study is based on the archaeological investigation of three wrecks from the Spanish Armada of 1588. As a result of these discoveries it has been possible to assess in practical terms the equipment and resources with ...

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