Feuds, Forays and Rebellions
History of the Highland Clans 1475-1625
By (author) John L. Roberts
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Feuds, Forays and Rebellions by John L. Roberts
Book DescriptionFeuds, Forays and Rebellions is a history of the Highland Clans over the hundred and fifty years after the MacDonalds, Lords of the Isles, forfeited the Earldom of Ross in 1475. It describes the fragmentation of Clan Donald and its vassal kindreds as they resisted the impact of central authority, by James IV and his successors. Only by service to the Crown did the other leading families in the Highlands and Western Isles flourish and prosper until James VI of Scotland imposed apeace of sorts after the Union of the Crowns in 1603. Key Features *Clear but comprehensive account of a complex period in Highland history *Charts the fortunes of all the major Highland clans *Sufficiently detailed and authoritative to be used as a valuable reference book *Written in a lucid and entertaining style
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748662449
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John L. Roberts
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A clear and demythologised account of the military campaigns waged by the Jacobites against the Hanoverian monarchs.
Clan, King and Covenant, Paperback (January 2000)
Explores the turbulent history of the Highlands during the seventeenth century.
Highland Geology Trail, Paperback (May 1998)
From fossils on Skye to the oldest rocks in Europe, this is a guide to the geology of the diverse landforms of the north and west Highlands of Scotland.
Lost Kingdoms, Paperback (May 1997)» View all books by John L. Roberts
This book follows the history of Celtic Scotland from the ancient kingdoms of the Picts and Scots to the downfall of Clan Donald at the end of the fifteenth century.
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Author Biography - John L. Roberts
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