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Sex, salvation, and the city : the monastery of Sant'Elisabetta delle Convertite as a civic institution in Florence, 1329-1627 (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - ThesisThis thesis reassesses the importance of Sant'Elisabetta delle Convertite, a monastery for repentant prostitutes, in Florence from its foundation in 1329 to 1627 after the Grand Duke became the monastery’s protector. ...
(University of St Andrews, 1977) - ThesisIn the years following the military defeat of Jacobitism in 1746 and the legal destruction of the Highland clan system, the Highlands of Scotland provided many thousands of troops for service in the British army and ...
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(University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - ThesisLouis XIII's reign has long garnered historians' and popular interest. The king of Cardinal Richelieu and the three musketeers, Louis is traditionally viewed as having presided over the development of the French state and ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017) - ThesisIt is a reasonable assumption to make that anyone with a passing knowledge of British history will have heard of Samuel Pepys, the seventeenth-century ‘man about town’. His diary has been the subject of extensive research ...