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  • Across the German sea : Scottish commodity exchange, network building and communities in the wider Elbe-Weser region in the early modern period 

    Zickermann, Kathrin (University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
    This thesis analyses the commercial, maritime and military relations between Scotland and the cities and territories in the North Western parts of the Holy Roman Empire during the early modern period; specifically Hamburg, ...
  • Adam Abell's "The riot or quheill of tyme" : an edition 

    Thorson, Stephanie Malone (University of St Andrews, 1998) - Thesis
    This thesis presents an edition of the complete text of The Roit or Quheill of Tyme a chronicle composed in Scots by the Scottish Franciscan friar Adam Abell during the 1530s. An example of the mediaeval genre of "universal" ...
  • The administration of the Scottish borders in the sixteenth century 

    Rae, Thomas Ian (University of St Andrews, 1961) - Thesis
  • An alliance ended? Franco-Scottish commercial relations, 1560-1713 

    Talbott, Siobhan (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the commercial links between Scotland and France in the long seventeenth century, with a focus on the Scottish mercantile presence in France’s Atlantic ports, particularly during periods of domestic ...
  • The apocalyptic tradition in Scotland, 1588-1688 

    Drinnon, David A. (University of St Andrews, 2013-06) - Thesis
    Throughout the seventeenth century, numerous Scots became convinced that the major political and religious upheavals of their age signified the fulfillment of, or further unfolding of, the vivid prophecies described in the ...
  • Authority and discipline in Aberdeen, 1650-1700 

    DesBrisay, Gordon Russell (University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
    This study is concerned with aspects of urban society in the Scottish city of Aberdeen in the second half of the seventeenth century. The principal aim is to examine the multi-faceted nature and workings of civic ...
  • A biographical and critical study of the life and writings of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes 

    Carnie, Robert Hay (University of St Andrews, 1954) - Thesis
    The name of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes has always been known to students of Scottish history by reason of his "Annals of Scotland", long accepted as a fundamental reference book for that period of Scottish history ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • The 'Chronicle of Perth': an historical and archaeological study 

    Eagles, Jonathan L. M. (University of St Andrews, 1995) - Thesis
    This thesis features a full transcript of NLS Advocates MS. 35.4.4, The "Chronicle of Perth". The manuscript volume was edited and published by James Maidment in 1831 for the Maitland Club of Glasgow; however, Maidment's ...
  • Community and public authority in later fifteenth-century Scotland 

    Hawes, Claire (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
    This thesis offers a reassessment of the political culture of Scotland in the later fifteenth century, from c. 1440 to c. 1490, through an examination of communitarian discourses and practices. It argues that the current ...
  • The control of infectious diseases in Fife, c. 1855-1950 

    Patterson, Stephen (University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
    This thesis is a study-of the contribution of public health administration to the control of Infectious diseases in Fife during the period c. 1855-1950. It is a local study in the social history of medicine which attempts ...
  • Crown-magnate relations in the personal rule of James I of Scotland (1424-1437) 

    Brown, Michael H. (University of St Andrews, 1992) - Thesis
    This thesis is a study of the relations between James I and his most important landed subjects during the thirteen years of his personal reign. The King's active and aggressive approach to monarchy contrasted with the ...
  • Crown-magnate relations in the personal rule of James V, 1528-1542 

    Cameron, James S. (University of St Andrews, 1995) - Thesis
    In terms of general interest, James V has suffered by comparison with his more famous father, James IV, and his internationally renowned daughter, Mary Queen of Scots. Yet his reign is an important one, embracing ...
  • Crown-magnate relations, 1437-1460 

    McGladdery, Christine Anne (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the relations between James II and those magnates who were active in politics during his reign, which lasted from 1437-1460. The Black Douglas family were of particular importance during both the ...
  • Diplomacy & deception : King James VI of Scotland's foreign relations with Europe (c.1584-1603) 

    Fry, Cynthia Ann (University of St Andrews, 2014-10-23) - Thesis
    This thesis is the first attempt to provide an assessment of Scottish-Jacobean foreign relations within a European context in the years before 1603. Moreover, it represents the only cohesive study of the events that formed ...
  • 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 ...
  • Early maritime Scotland 

    Buchanan, Elizabeth Anne (University of St Andrews, 1996-07) - Thesis
    This thesis provides a general view of maritime Scotland from c. 10.000BP, the retreat of the last glacier of the Loch Lomond Stadial, until 1018AD, the first formal agreement upon the River Tweed as Scotland's southern ...
  • Education and episcopacy : the universities of Scotland in the fifteenth century 

    Woodman, Isla (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-23) - Thesis
    Educational provision in Scotland was revolutionised in the fifteenth century through the foundation of three universities, or studia generale, at St Andrews, Glasgow and Aberdeen. These institutions can be viewed as part ...
  • Education in post-Reformation Scotland : Andrew Melville and the University of St Andrews, 1560-1606 

    Reid, Steven John (University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
    Andrew Melville (1545-1622) was the leader of the Presbyterian wing of the Scottish Kirk between 1574 and 1607, and he and his colleagues were a perpetual irritant to James VI and I in his attempts to establish a royal ...