The Department of Scottish History offers a range of degree programmes and other study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The history of Scotland during the mediaeval and modern periods is taught with an emphasis on the European and British contexts which have shaped the indigenous culture and institutions of the country.

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  • Scottish royal marriages and marriage alliances from David I to Alexander III 

    Pressgrove, Malcolm R. (University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis
    This thesis consists of five chapters embodying research on Scottish royal marriages and marriage alliances from the marriage of King David I and Matilda de Senlis in 1113 or 1114 to the marriage of King Alexander III ...
  • The Scottish export trade, 1460-1599 : from the Exchequer Rolls 

    Guy, Isabel (University of St Andrews, 1983) - Thesis
    This thesis presents a quantitative examination of the Scottish export trade, 1460-1599, using the custumars’ accounts which form part of the ‘Exchequer Rolls of Scotland’. The Exchequer rolls are one of the most accessible ...
  • The Catholic Church and Scottish politics, c. 1878 - c. 1939 

    Potocki, Piotr (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the significance of Catholicism as a political force in Scotland in the years between the restoration of the ecclesiastical hierarchy in 1878 and the Spanish Civil War, exploring the ways in which the ...
  • Magnificence and materiality : the commerce and culture of Flemish luxuries in late medieval Scotland 

    French, Morvern (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the prestige associated in late medieval Scotland with Flemish luxury products, using a material culture-based approach founded on the premise that objects can reveal the beliefs and attitudes of those ...
  • Saints, dedications and cults in mediaeval Fife 

    Dove, Giles W. (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
    A good deal has been written about the history of the Scottish Church, about Scottish saints and about church dedications in Scotland. Much of this has, however, been written by antiquarians who have often had a denominational ...

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