William Elphinstone and the Kingdom of Scotland 1431-1514: The Struggle for Order

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Large 8vo. xix, 517 pp, color frontis, preface, abbreviations glossary, an Elphinstone chronology, Introduction: The Problem of Governance in Early 15th-Century Scotland; 1. The Formative Years, 1431-1471; 2. The Canon Lawyer at Work, 1471-1488; 3. Auditor of Causes, 1478-1488; 4. Missions and Embassies, 1479-1488; 5. The Struggle for Order in the Reign of James III, 1460-1488; 6. The Bishop and his Diocese, 1488-1514; 7. The University of Aberdeen, 1495-1514; 8. The Statesman and the Kingdom, 1488-1514; Conclusion: The Struggle Unresolved; bibliography, index. First Edition, 1985. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated front endpaper, and map on rear endpaper. "Scotland in the later middle ages has long deserved a re-assessment. This book sees the period as a struggle for right order in the kingdom. In the struggle William Elphinstone as Chancellor of the kingdom, Keeper of the Privy Seal, bishop of Aberdeen and founder of its University was deeply involved. This study, then is much more than a biography. It rigorously investigates the strengths and weaknesses of all these institutions, and fully documents Elphinstone's part in the attempt to bring order to an often troubled kingdom." from the jacket flap.

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Book Description Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen, 1985. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xix, 517 pp, color frontis, preface, abbreviations glossary, an Elphinstone chronology, Introduction: The Problem of Governance in Early 15th-Century Scotland; 1. The Formative Years, 1431-1471; 2. The Canon Lawyer at Work, 1471-1488; 3. Auditor of Causes, 1478-1488; 4. Missions and Embassies, 1479-1488; 5. The Struggle for Order in the Reign of James III, 1460-1488; 6. The Bishop and his Diocese, 1488-1514; 7. The University of Aberdeen, 1495-1514; 8. The Statesman and the Kingdom, 1488-1514; Conclusion: The Struggle Unresolved; bibliography, index. First Edition, 1985. "Scotland in the later middle ages has long deserved a re-assessment. This book sees the period as a struggle for right order in the kingdom. In the struggle William Elphinstone as Chancellor of the kingdom, Keeper of the Privy Seal, bishop of Aberdeen and founder of its University was deeply involved. This study, then is much more than a biography. It rigorously investigates the strengths and weaknesses of all these institutions, and fully documents Elphinstone's part in the attemp to bring order to an often troubled kingdom." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Micro-chip top fore- edge corner in side flap of front panel, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated front endpaper, and map on rear endpaper. Size: Large 8vo. Seller Inventory # 000635

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Book Description Aberdeen Univ. Press, 1985. Condition: Sehr gut. XIX; 517 S; Abb. Sehr gutes Ex. - Aus dem Nachlass von Michael Richter. - Rezensionsex. von MR für HZ; ohne Anstreichungen; beiliegend: div. Notizen von MR für die Rezension / maschinenschriftl.; Rezension selbst in 2 Fassungen !; Imprimatur; Abdruckseiten in der HZ. - AN ELPHINSTONE CHRONOLOGY -- Introduction The Problem of Governance in Early Fifteenth-Century Scotland -- The Formative Years 1431-1471 The Canon Lawyer at Work 1471-1488 Auditor of Causes 1478 - 1488 Missions and Embassies 1479 - 1488 -- The Struggle for Order in the Reign of James III 1460-1488 -- The Bishop and his Diocese 1488 - 1514 -- Diocesan Problems awaiting Resolution, Elphinstone's Reforms, The Religious Orders, Relations with the Burgh of Aberdeen, The Cathedral Building Programme, Elphinstone's Achievements as Bishop, -- The University of Aberdeen 1495 - 1514 -- The Foundation of the University in 1495, The Early University from 1495 to 1505, The University from 1505 to 1514, Daily Life at the University, Conclusion, -- The Statesman and the Kingdom 1488 - 1514 Conclusion The Struggle Unresolved -- BIBLIOGRAPHY. // WILLIAM ELPHINSTONE AND THE KINGDOM OF SCOTLAND Scotland in the later middle ages has long deserved the re-assessment which historians are now beginning to apply to it. Many aspects of the country are emerging in a new light: social changes, economic pressures, European links. This book sees the period as a struggle for right order in the kingdom for order in kingship and government, in the laws of the land and the courts of law, in the Scottish Church, and in the development of university education. In this struggle William Elphinstone as Chancellor of the kingdom, Keeper of the Privy Seal, bishop of Aberdeen and founder of its University was deeply involved. This study, then, is much more than a biography. It rigorously investigates the strengths and weaknesses of all these institutions, and fully documents Elphinstone's part in the attempt to bring order to an often troubled kingdom. ISBN 0080304087 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 600 Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Seller Inventory # 991304

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