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Author Dawson, Jane E. A.

Title The politics of religion in the age of Mary, Queen of Scots : the Earl of Argyll and the struggle for Britain and Ireland / Jane E.A. Dawson
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 251 pages) : maps
Series Cambridge studies in early modern British history
Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FIGURES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; PROLOGUE 1560: British policies and the British context; 1 Argyll's life and character; 2 Semi-sovereign prince; 3 The creation of a British policy: 1558 ... 1560; 4 The collapse of amity: 1561 ... 1565; 5 The reconfiguration of British politics: 1566 ... 1568; 6 The withdrawal from British politics: 1569 ... 1573; CONCLUSION The earl of Argyll and the nature of British politics in the age of the three kingdoms; CHRONOLOGY, 1558 ... 1573; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This book explains how the political crises of the mid-sixteenth century moulded the future political shape of the British Isles. Its central figure is the fifth earl of Argyll, the brother-in-law of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the major force throughout the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-243) and index
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Subject Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Contemporaries.
Argyll, Archibald Campbell, Earl of, 1530-1573.
Campbell family.
Nobility -- Scotland -- Biography.
Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Religion and politics -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Religion and politics -- Ireland -- History -- 16th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1558-1603.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 16th century.
Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001052679
ISBN 0511020430 (electronic bk.)
0511029632 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511120052 (electronic bk.)
051149579X (ebook)
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