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  1. Reference 9 items
    1. Works of Reference 3 items
      1. The companion to Gaelic Scotland - Derick S. Thomson c1994

        Book Essential

      2. Dictionary of Scottish church history & theology - Nigel M. de S. Cameron 1993

        Book Essential

      3. The Oxford companion to Scottish history - Michael Lynch, Oxford University Press 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Print copy also available

    2. Guides to Gaelic Manuscripts 3 items
      1. Gaelic and Scotland =: Alba agus a' Ghàidhlig - William Gillies 1989

        Book  See: Black, R, ‘The Gaelic manuscripts of Scotland’, p.146-74 available online.

    3. Lowland Scots Dictionaries 3 items
      1. The Concise Scots dictionary - Mairi Robinson 1985

        Book Essential

  2. Unit Readings 251 items
    1. Unit 1 : Introduction 46 items
      1. Early Modern narrative or Genealogical Histories 18 items
        1. MacDonald Texts 2 items
          1. Reliquiae Celticae: texts, papers and studies in Gaelic literature and philology left by the late Rev. Alexander Cameron, LL.D. - Alexander Cameron, Alexander Macbain, John Kennedy 1892-1894

            Book Essential See: ii, p.138-309

          2. Highland papers - J. R. N. Macphail, Scottish History Society 1914-1934

            Book  See: vol.1, p. 6-72 MacDonald, Hugh (attrib.), ‘History of the MacDonalds’

        2. Campbell Texts 2 items
          1. Highland papers - J. R. N. Macphail, Scottish History Society 1914-1934

            Book  See; ii, p. 70-111 ‘Ane Accompt of the Genealogie of the Campbells’

          2. Miscellany of the Scottish History Society: Vol. 1- - Scottish History Society 1893-

            Book  See: iv, p. 187-254 ‘The Genealogical and Historicall Account of the Family of Craignish’, ed. H Campbell

        3. MacKenzie Texts 3 items
          1. Highland papers - J. R. N. Macphail, Scottish History Society 1914-1934

            Book  See: ii, p.5-68 The Applecross MS (‘The genealogie of the Surname of McKenzie since ther coming into Scotland, collected by John MacKenzie of Applecross’),

          2. Genealogical collections concerning families in Scotland, made by Walter Macfarlane, 1750-1751 - Walter Macfarlane, James Toshach Clark 1900

            Book  See: Vol.1, p.54-69 ‘The Genealogy of the MacKenzies preceeding The Year 1661 written in The Year 1669 by a Person of Quality’

          3. The Earls of Cromartie: their kindred, country, and correspondence - William Fraser 2004-2005 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential See: vol. 2 p. 462-513 History of the Family of MacKenzie, Fraser, W.

        4. Other Texts 3 items
          1. The Bannatyne manuscript - George Bannatyne 1873-1886

            Book  See: History of the MacLeods of Dunvegan

          2. Highland papers - J. R. N. Macphail, Scottish History Society 1914-1934

            Book  See: Vol. 1, p.198-241 The MacRae History (‘Genealogy of the MacRas’),

        5. Secondary Discussions 8 items
          1. Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages - Edward J. Cowan, R. Andrew McDonald 2000

            Book Essential See: Boardman, S, ‘The Tale of Leper John and the Campbell Acquisition of Lorn’, p. 219-47 available online.

          2. Origins and revivals: proceedings of the First Australian Conference of Celtic Studies - Geraint Evans, Bernard Martin, Jonathan M. Wooding, Australian Conference of Celtic Studies 2000

            Book  See: Gillies, W, ‘The Clanranald Histories: authorship and purpose’

          3. Orality, literacy, and modern media - Dietrich Scheunemann c1996

            Book Essential See: p. 27-43 Gillies, W, ‘Oral and written sources and effects in the Clanranald Histories’

          4. The spoken word: oral culture in Britain, 1500-1850 - Adam Fox, D. R. Woolf 2002 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential See: p.196-239 MacGregor, M, ‘The genealogical histories of Gaelic Scotland’

          5. Scottish studies 1966

            Journal  See: Macpherson, AG, ‘An Old Highland Genealogy and the Evolution of a Scottish Clan’; 10, 1966; p.1-43 available online.

          6. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W, ‘Traditions of the MacKenzies’, xxxix-xl (1942-50), pp. 193-228 available online.

          7. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W, ‘Traditions of the Mathesons’, xlii(1953-59), pp. 153-81 available online.

          8. Literature, letters and the canonical in early modern Scotland - Theo van Heijnsbergen, Nicola Royan, International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Medieval and Renaissance 2002

            Book  See: GILLIES, William (2002). ‘After “The Backward Look” p.121-37

      2. Modern Narrative Histories 3 items
        1. Periods in Highland history - I. F. Grant, Hugh Cheape 1987

          Book Essential

        2. The history of the Western Highlands and Isles of Scotland - Donald Gregory 2008

          Book Essential

      3. Modern Thematic Surveys: Social, Cultural, Political 4 items
        1. Scottish society in the fifteenth century - Jennifer M. Brown 1977

          Book Essential See: Bannerman, JWM, ‘The Lordship of the Isles’, pp.209-240 available online.

        2. The history of Scottish literature - Cairns Craig, Ronald D. S. Jack, Andrew Hook, Douglas Gifford 1987-1988

          Book Essential See: Gillies, W, ‘Gaelic: The Classical Tradition’ vol.1, pp.245-61 available online.

        3. Late medieval monumental sculpture in the west Highlands - K. A. Steer, J. W. M. Bannerman, G. H. Collins, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1977

          Book Essential See: Appendix 2: ‘The Lordship of the Isles’, pp. 201-13 available online.

        4. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1968

          Journal  See: Thomson, D.S., Gaelic learned orders and literati in medieval Scotland, vol 12, pp. 57-78 available online.

      4. Modern General Histories of Scotland 7 items
        1. Scotland: James V to James VII - Gordon Donaldson 1965

          Book Essential See: 3-4, 12-14

        2. A history of the Scottish people: 1560-1830 - T. C. Smout 1985, c1969

          Book Essential See p.39-46 (Earlier editions also available)

        3. Scotland: the later Middle Ages - Ranald Nicholson c1974

          Book Essential See p.204-9

        4. Court, kirk and community: Scotland, 1470-1625 - Jenny Wormald 1981

          Book Essential See: p.61-3, 164-5

        5. Independence and nationhood: Scotland 1306-1469 - Alexander Grant 1984

          Book Essential See p. 200-220

        6. Scotland: a new history - Michael Lynch 1991

          Book Essential See p.64-70

        7. Scotland re-formed, 1488-1587 - Jane E. A. Dawson, Dawson Books 2007 (lectronic resource)

          Book Essential See index under ‘Highlands’ and ‘Western Isles’

      5. ‘Highlands’ and ‘Lowlands’ 6 items
        1. The kingdom of the Scots: government, Church and society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century - G. W. S. Barrow 2003

          Book Essential See: Barrow, GWS, ‘The Highlands in the Lifetime of Robert Bruce’, pp. 362-83, esp. 362-4 available online.

        2. Gaelic and Scotland =: Alba agus a' Ghàidhlig - William Gillies 1989

          Book Essential See: Barrow, GWS, ‘The Lost Gàidhealtachd of medieval Scotland’ pp.67-88, esp. 67-9, 79

        3. British consciousness and identity: the making of Britain, 1533-1707 - Brendan Bradshaw, P. R. Roberts 2003, c1998

          Book Essential See: ,‘The Gaidhealtachd and the emergence of the Scottish Highlands’ (1998 ed. also available) pp.259-300 available online.

        4. The Scottish tradition: essays in honour of Ronald Gordon Cant - G. W. S. Barrow, Ronald G. Cant 1974

          Book Essential See: Murison, D, ‘Linguistic Relationships in Medieval Scotland’, pp.71-83 available online.

        5. Gaelic in Scotland, 1698-1981: the geographical history of a language - Charles W. J. Withers c1984

          Book Essential

      6. Late Medieval Gaelic Ireland: Comparative Studies 3 items
        1. Gaelic Ireland c.1250-c.1650: land, lordship and settlement - Patrick J. Duffy, David Edwards, Elizabeth FitzPatrick 2004, c2001

          Book Essential 2001 ed. also available

        2. Gaelic and Gaelicised Ireland in the Middle Ages - Kenneth William Nicholls 1972

          Book Essential See: pp.3-123

      7. Sources 4 items
        1. The Middle Ages in the Highlands - Loraine Maclean 1981

          Book Essential See: Barrow, GWS, ‘The Sources for the History of the Highlands in the Middle Ages’,pp.11-22

        2. Celtic connections: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies, Vol. 1: Language, literature, history, culture - Ronald Black, William Gillies, Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh, International Congress of Celtic Studies 1999

          Book Essential See: Ó Muraíle, N, ‘Irish Genealogical Collections: The Scottish Dimension’ vol.1, pp.251-64, esp. 256-64, available online.

        3. The seventeenth century in the Highlands - Loraine MacLean, Inverness Field Club 1986

          Book Essential See pp.10-12

        4. The Writer as witness: literature as historical evidence - Tom Dunne, Charles Doherty, Irish Conference of Historians 1987

          Book  See: Simms, K, ‘Bardic Poetry as a Historical Source’, pp.58-75 available online.

      8. Historiography 1 item
        1. The history of the Western Highlands and Isles of Scotland - Donald Gregory 2008

          Book Essential See: MacGregor, M, ‘Introduction’ available online.

    2. UNIT 2: LOWLAND LITERATI 26 items
      1. Primary Texts 16 items
        1. The Bruce - John Barbour, A. A. M. Duncan 1997

          Book Essential

        2. Johannis de Fordun Chronica gentis Scotorum - John Fordun, William F. Skene 1871

          Book 

        3. John of Fordun's Chronicle of the Scottish nation - John Fordun, William F. Skene, Felix James Henry Skene 1872 (electronic resource)

          Book  Print copy also available

        4. The Orygynale Cronykil of Scotland - David Laing, Andrew 1872-1879 (electronic resource)

          Book  Print copies also available

        5. Scotichronicon - Walter Bower, D. E. R. Watt, John MacQueen, Winifred MacQueen 1987-1998

          Book Essential

        6. Longer Scottish poems - Priscilla J. Bawcutt, Felicity Riddy, Thomas Crawford 1987

          Book Essential

        7. The poems of William Dunbar - William Dunbar, Priscilla J. Bawcutt, Association for Scottish Literary Studies 1998

          Book Essential

        8. A history of Greater Britain as well England as Scotland - John Major, Archibald Constable, Ae. J. G. Mackay, T. G. Law 1892

          Book 

        9. Hectoris Boetii Murthlacensium et Aberdonensium episcoporum vitae - Hector Boece, James Moir, Hector Boece, Hector Boece 1894

          Book 

        10. The history and chronicles of Scotland - Hector Boece, John Bellenden 1821

          Book  See also :MacGregor, M, ‘The Campbells: lordship, literature and liminality’, Textual Cultures: Texts, Contexts, Interpretation, 7 (1) (2012), 121-157

        11. The history of Scotland - George Buchanan, James Aikman 1824]-1827

          Book 

        12. The cherrie and the slae - Alexander Montgomerie, H. Harvey Wood 1937

          Book 

        13. Poems of Alexander Montgomerie: and other pieces from Laing MS. no.447, Suppl. vol - Alexander Montgomerie, George Stevenson 1910

          Book  1887 ed. also available

      2. Secondary Readings 10 items
        1. Dunbar the makar - Priscilla J. Bawcutt, Oxford University Press 1992 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Print copy also available

        2. The true law of kingship: concepts of monarchy in early-modern Scotland - J. H. Burns, Oxford University Press 1996 (electronic resource)

          Book  Print copy also available

        3. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

          Article  See: Cowan, EJ, ‘The Discovery of the Gàidhealtachd in Sixteenth Century Scotland’ lx (1997-8) pp. 259-84 available online.

        4. The identity of the Scottish nation: an historic quest - William Ferguson c1998 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Print copy also available

        5. Buchanan - I. D. McFarlane 1981

          Book 

        6. Mìorun Mòr Nan Gall, "The great iII-will of the Lowlander?": Lowland perceptions of the Highlands, medieval and modern - Dauvit Broun, Martin MacGregor 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book  See: MacGregor, M, ‘Gaelic Barbarity and Scottish Identity in the Later Middle Ages’ pp 7-48 (Print copy also available)

        7. The Celts and the Renaissance: tradition and innovation : proceedings of the Eight International Congress of Celtic Studies 1987 held at Swansea, 19-24 July 1987 - Glanmor Williams, Robert Owen Jones, International Congress of Celtic Studies 1990

          Book Essential See: MacQueen, J, ‘The Renaissance in Scotland’, pp 41-56 available online.

        8. Scottish history: the power of the past - Edward J. Cowan, Richard J. Finlay c2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential See: Mason, RA, ‘Civil Society and the Celts: Hector Boece, George Buchanan and the Ancient Scottish Past’ pp.95-119

        9. The letters of James V - Denys Hay, Robert Kerr Hannay, James 1954

          Book 

        10. Register of the Privy Council of Scotland - John Hill Burton, David Masson, P. Hume Brown, Henry Paton 2004-2009 (electronic resource)

          Book 

    3. UNIT 3: GOVERNING GAELIC SCOTLAND 26 items
      1. Primary Texts 7 items
        1. The acts of the Parliaments of Scotland A.D. MCXXIV.-A.D. MDCCVII. - Cosmo Innes, Thomas Thomson, Archibald Anderson, Scotland 1814-1875

          Book  See also (http://www.rps.as.uk)

        2. Calendar of state papers relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603 - Joseph Bain, William Kenneth Boyd, Henry W. Meikle, Annie I. Dunlop 2005-2008 (electronic resource)

          Book  Print copy also available

        3. Political writings - J. P. Sommerville, James 1994

          Book 

        4. The letters of James the Fourth, 1505-1513 - Robert Kerr Hannay, R. L. Mackie 1953

          Book  Reference only copy also available

        5. The letters of James V - Denys Hay, Robert Kerr Hannay, James 1954

          Book 

        6. Register of the Privy Council of Scotland - John Hill Burton, David Masson, P. Hume Brown, Henry Paton 2004-2009 (electronic resource)

          Book  Print copy also available

        7. The Register of the Great Seal of Scotland - J. Maitland Thomson, James Balfour Paul, Great Britain, Scottish Record Society 2004 (electronic resource)

          Book 

      2. Secondary Readings 19 items
        1. The early Stewart kings: Robert II and Robert III, 1371-1406 - Stephen I. Boardman 1996

          Book Essential

        2. Mìorun Mòr Nan Gall, "The great iII-will of the Lowlander?": Lowland perceptions of the Highlands, medieval and modern - Dauvit Broun, Martin MacGregor, University of Glasgow 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book  See :Boardman, S, ‘The Gaelic World and the early Stewart Court’ (Print copy also available)

        3. James I - Michael Brown 1994

          Book Essential

        4. James V: the personal rule, 1528-1542 - Jamie Cameron, Norman Macdougall 1998

          Book Essential

        5. The Scottish historical review 1998 (electronic resource)

          Journal  See: Goodare, J, ‘The Statutes of Iona in Context’

        6. State and society in early modern Scotland - Julian Goodare, Oxford University Press 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Print copy also available

        7. The government of Scotland, 1560-1625 - Julian Goodare 2004 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential Print copy also available

        8. The British Isles 1100-1500: comparisons, contrasts and connections - R. R. Davies 1988

          Book Essential See: Grant, A, ‘Scotland’s “Celtic Fringe” in the Late Middle Ages: the Macdonald Lords of the Isles and the Kingdom of Scotland’, p.118-41 available online.

        9. The Oxford companion to Scottish history - Michael Lynch, Oxford University Press 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book  See: ‘Highlands and Islands, and central government: 1200-1500; 1500-1625’ p.294-6

        10. James III: a political study - Norman Macdougall c1982

          Book Essential

        11. James IV - Norman Macdougall 1989

          Book Essential

        12. Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages - Edward J. Cowan, R. Andrew McDonald 2000

          Book Essential See: MacDougall, N, ‘Achilles’ Heel? The Earldom of Ross, the Lordship of the Isles, and the Stewart Kings, 1449-1507’ p.248-75

        13. James II. - Christine McGladdery 1990

          Book Essential

        14. Clanship, commerce and the House of Stuart, 1603-1788 - Allan I. Macinnes 1996

          Book Essential

        15. David II, 1329-71 - Michael A. Penman 2004

          Book Essential

        16. The reign of James VI - Julian Goodare, Michael Lynch 2000

          Book Essential

        17. Highland warrior: Alasdair MacColla and the civil wars - David Stevenson, Saltire Society 1994

          Book Essential

    4. UNIT 4: THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIETY 75 items
      1. Primary Texts 8 items
        1. Acts of the lords of the Isles, 1336-1493 - Jean Munro, R. W. Munro 1986

          Book 

        2. The black book of Taymouth - Cosmo Innes, William Bowie 1855

          Book 

        3. Campbell letters, 1559-1583 - Jane E. A. Dawson, Scottish History Society 1997

          Book 

        4. Highland papers - 4 volumes - J. R. N. Macphail, Scottish History Society 1914-1934

          Book 

        5. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: MacKechnie, J, ‘Treaty between Argyll and O’ Donnell’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 7 (1951-3), pp. 94-102 available online.

        6. A description of the Western Islands of Scotland circa 1695 - Martin Martin, Donald John Macleod, Martin Martin, Donald Monro 1994

          Book Essential

        7. Monro's Western Isles of Scotland and Genealogies of the clans. 1549 - Donald Monro, Donald Monro, Donald Monro, R. W. Monro 1961

          Book Essential

      2. Secondary Readings 67 items
        1. Kinship and Genealogy 20 items
          1. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Macpherson, A. G., ‘An Old Highland Genealogy and the Evolution of a Scottish Clan’, Scottish Studies 10 (1966), pp. 1-43 available online.

          2. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘Traditions of the MacKenzies’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 39-40 (1942-50), pp. 193-228 available online.

          3. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘Traditions of the Mathesons’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 42 (1953-59), pp. 153-81 available online.

          4. The kingdom of the Scots: government, Church and society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century - G. W. S. Barrow 2003

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Barrow, G. W. S., ‘The Highlands in the Lifetime of Robert Bruce’, pp. 362-83, and especially pp. 362-4 available online.

          5. The Middle Ages in the Highlands - Loraine Maclean 1981

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Barrow, G. W. S., ‘The Sources for the History of the Highlands in the Middle Ages’, pp. 11-22.

          6. Medieval Scotland: crown, lordship and community - Alexander Grant, K. J. Stringer, G. W. S. Barrow, NetLibrary, Inc c1993 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Bannerman, J. W. M., ‘MacDuff of Fife’, pp. 20-38.

          7. Finding the family in medieval and early modern Scotland - Elizabeth Ewan, Janay Nugent c2008

            Book  See: Chapter by Cathcart, A., ‘ “Inressyng of kyndnes, and renewing off thair blud”: the family, kinship and clan policy in the sixteenth century Scottish Highlands’.

          8. The heroic process: form, function and fantasy in folk epic - Bo Almqvist, Pádraig Ó Héalaí, Séamas Ó Catháin, International Folk Epic Conference 1987

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Gillies, W., ‘Heroes and Ancestors’, pp. 57-74 available online.

          9. The Renaissance in Scotland: studies in literature, religion, history, and culture offered to John Durkhan - A. A. MacDonald, Michael Lynch, Ian B. Cowan, John Durkan 1994

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Gillies, W., ‘The Invention of Tradition, Highland-Style’, pp. 144-56 available online.

          10. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘Genealogies of the Mathesons’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 47 (1971-2), pp. 172-217 available online.

          11. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘The Ancestry of the MacLeods’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 51 (1978-80), pp. 68-80.

          12. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘The MacLeods of Lewis’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 51 (1978-80), pp. 320-37.

          13. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘Family Origins in Cowal and Knapdale’, Scottish Studies Vol. 15 (1971), pp. 21-37 available online.

          14. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘The Earliest Campbells – Norman, British or Gael?’, Scottish Studies Vol. 17 (1973), pp.109-25 available online.

          15. The Middle Ages in the Highlands - Loraine Maclean 1981

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Sellar, W. D. H., ‘Highland Family Origins: Pedigree Making and Pedigree Faking’, pp. 103-13 available online.

          16. Notes and queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research - Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research 1978-1986

            Book  See: Chapter by Sellar, W. D. H., ‘MacDonald and MacRuairi Pedigrees in MS 1467’, Notes and Queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research Vol. 28 (1986), pp. 3-15.

          17. Notes and queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research - Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research 1978-1986

            Chapter  See: Chapter by Sellar, W. D. H., ‘MacDougall Pedigrees in MS 1467’, Notes and Queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research Vol. 29 (1986), pp. 3-18.

          18. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘The Ancestry of the MacLeods Reconsidered’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 60 (1997-98), pp. 233-58.

          19. Celtic Scotland: a history of ancient Alban - William F. Skene 90/1886

            Book Essential See: Chapter Vol. 3, pp. 326-67.

        2. Chiefship, Clanship, Lordship 10 items
          1. The exercise of power in medieval Scotland, c.1200-1500 - Steve Boardman, Alasdair Ross c2003

            Book  See: Chapter by Boardman, S., ‘The Campbells and charter lordship in medieval Argyll’

          2. Lordship and architecture in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland - Richard D. Oram, Geoffrey Stell 2005

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Boardman, S. I., ‘ “Pillars of the Community”: Campbell lordship and architectural patronage in the fifteenth century’, pp. 122-59 available online.

          3. The Campbells, 1250-1513 - Stephen I. Boardman 2006

            Book Essential

          4. Kinship and clientage: Highland clanship, 1451-1609 - Alison Cathcart, Dawson Books 2006 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential

          5. The Oxford companion to Scottish history - Michael Lynch 2001

            Book  See: pp. 93-5.

          6. Cànan & cultar =: Language & culture : Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 3 - Wilson McLeod, James E. Fraser, Anja Gunderloch, Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig c2006

            Book  See Chapter by Dewar, P., ‘Kingship Imagery in Classical Gaelic panegyric for Scottish chiefs’, pp. 39-55 available online.

          7. The exercise of power in medieval Scotland, c.1200-1500 - Steve Boardman, Alasdair Ross c2003

            Book Essential

          8. The exercise of power in medieval Scotland, c.1200-1500 - Steve Boardman, Alasdair Ross c2003

            Book  See Chapter by MacCoinnich, A., ‘ “Kingis rabellis” to “Cuidich ’n Rìgh”? Clann Choinnich: the emergence of a kindred, c.1475-c.1514’.

          9. The exercise of power in medieval Scotland, c.1200-1500 - Steve Boardman, Alasdair Ross c2003

            Book  See Chapter by MacQueen, H. L., ‘Survival and Success: the Kennedys of Dunure’.

        3. Law and Custom 15 items
          1. Gaelic and Scots in harmony: proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Languages of Scotland, University of Glasgow, 1988 - Derick S. Thomson, International Conference on the Languages of Scotland, University of Glasgow 1990

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Bannerman, J. W. M., ‘The Scots Language and the Kin-based Society’, pp. 1-19 available online.

          2. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

            Article  See: Gillies, W., ‘Some thoughts on the toschederach’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 17 (1996), pp. 128-42 available online.

          3. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: MacDonald, A., ‘Social Customs of the Gaels: Part I’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 32 (1924-25), pp. 272-301 available online.

          4. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: MacDonald, A., ‘Social Customs of the Gaels: Part II’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 33 (1925-27), pp. 122-46 available online.

          5. Galloway: land and lordship - Richard D. Oram, Geoffrey Stell, Scottish Society for Northern Studies c1991

            Book  See: Chapter by MacQueen, H. L., ‘The laws of Galloway: a preliminary survey’, pp. 131-43 available online.

          6. Medieval Scotland: crown, lordship and community - Alexander Grant, K. J. Stringer, G. W. S. Barrow, NetLibrary, Inc c1993 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential See: Chapter by MacQueen, H. L., ‘The kin of Kennedy, “kenkynnol” and the common law’, pp. 274-96.

          7. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘The Morrisons of Ness’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 1(1976-8), pp. 60-80.

          8. Hospitality in medieval Ireland, 900-1500 - Catherine O'Sullivan 2004

            Book Essential

          9. Notes and queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research - Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research 1978-1986

            Chapter  See: Chapter by Sellar, W., ‘Barony Jurisdictions in the Highlands’, Notes and Queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research Vol. 16 (1982), pp. 22-6.

          10. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘Celtic Law and Scots Law: Survival and Integration’, Scottish Studies Vol. 29, pp. 1-27 available online.

          11. The British Isles 1100-1500: comparisons, contrasts and connections - R. R. Davies 1988

            Book Essential See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘The Common Law of Scotland and the Common Law of England’, pp. 82-99.

          12. Brehons, serjeants and attorneys: studies in the history of the Irish legal profession - Daire Hogan, W. N. Osborough, Irish Legal History Society 1990

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Simms, K., ‘The brehons of later medieval Ireland’, pp. 51-76 available online.

        4. Women 7 items
          1. Anglo-Irish and Gaelic women in Ireland, c.1277-1540 - Gillian Kenny c2007

            Book Essential

          2. The polar twins - Edward J. Cowan, Douglas Gifford c1999

            Book Essential See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘ “Surely one of the greatest poems ever made in Britain”: The Lament for Griogair Ruadh MacGregor of Glen Strae and its Historical Background’, pp. 114-53 available online.

          3. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Journal  See: Sellar, W. D. H., ‘Marriage, Divorce and Concubinage in Gaelic Scotland’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 51 (1978-80), pp. 464-93 available online.

          4. The Legal Position of Irishwomen in the Later Middle Ages - Simms, K. 1975

            Article  See: Simms, K., ‘The legal position of Irishwomen in the later middle ages’, The Irish Jurist, N.S., Vol. 10 (1975), pp. 96-111

          5. Women in early modern Ireland - Margaret MacCurtain, Mary O'Dowd c1991

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Simms, K., ‘Women in Gaelic Society during the Age of Transition’, pp. 32-42 available online.

          6. Marriage and society: studies in the social history of marriage - R. B. Outhwaite c1981

            Book  See: Chapter by Smout, T. C., ‘Scottish Marriage, Regular and Irregular, 1500-1940’ available online.

          7. Women in Scotland, c.1100-c.1750 - Elizabeth Ewan, Maureen M. Meikle 1999

            Book Essential

        5. Militarism 9 items
          1. The Scottish soldier abroad, 1247-1967 - Grant G. Simpson c1992

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Lydon, J., ‘The Scottish Soldier in Medieval Ireland: The Bruce Invasion and the Galloglass’, pp. 1-15 available online.

          2. A military history of Scotland - Edward M. Spiers, Jeremy A. Crang, Matthew Strickland, Ebooks Corporation Limited c2012 (electronic resource)

            Book  See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘Warfare in Gaelic Scotland in the Later Middle Ages’, pp. 209-31.

          3. Scotland and war: AD 79-1918 - Norman Macdougall 1991

            Book 

          4. Celtica - Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies c1950-

            Journal  See: Simms, K., ‘Images of Warfare in Bardic Poetry’, Celtica Vol. 21 (1990), pp. 608-19 available online.

          5. The Irish sword: the journal of the Military History Society of Ireland - Military History Society of Ireland 1950-

            Article  See: Simms, K., ‘Warfare in the medieval Gaelic lordships’, The Irish Sword Vol. 12 (1975-6), pp. 98-108 available online.

          6. A military history of Ireland - Thomas Bartlett, Keith Jeffery 1996

            Book  See: Chapter by Simms, K., ‘Gaelic Warfare in the Middle Ages’, pp. 99-115.

        6. Economy 6 items
          1. Miscellany Two - David Sellar, Stair Society 1984

            Book  See: Chapter by Black, R., ‘A Gaelic Contract of Lease’, pp. 132-43 available online.

          2. Notes and Queries - Vicary Gibbs, Niall D. Campbell, J. G. Wallace-James and George Mackay 1912

            Article  See: Campbell, N.D., ‘An Old Tiree Rental of the Year 1662’, pp. 343-4.

          3. Celtic Scotland: a history of ancient Alban - William F. Skene 90/1886

            Book  See: Chapter ‘The Description of the Isles of Scotland, in Vol. 3, pp. 428-40 available online.

          4. Notes and queries of the Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research - Society of West Highland and Island Historical Research 1978-1986

            Chapter  See: Nicholls, K. W., ‘Fragramannach et Armannach in Insula de Hy’, West Highland Notes and Queries, Series 2, Vol. 15 (April, 1996), pp. 18-19.

    5. UNIT 5: LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND CHURCH 59 items
      1. Primary Texts 25 items
        1. Late medieval monumental sculpture in the west Highlands - K. A. Steer, J. W. M. Bannerman, G. H. Collins, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1977

          Book Essential See: Steer, K. A., and Bannerman, J. W. M., Appendix 2: ‘The Lordship of the Isles’, pp. 201-13 available online.

        2. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Bannerman, J. W. M., and Black, R., ‘A Sixteenth-century Gaelic letter’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 13 (1978), pp. 56-65.

        3. Irish bardic poetry - Osborn Bergin, David Greene, Fergus Kelly, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies 1970

          Book Essential

        4. Foirm na n-urrnuidheadh: John Carswell's Gaelic translation of the Book of Common Order - John Carswell, R. L. Thomson, Angus Matheson, Church of Scotland 1970

          Book Essential

        5. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Gillies, W., ‘The Gaelic Poems of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 13, part I (1978), pp. 18-45 available online.

        6. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Gillies, W., ‘The Gaelic Poems of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol 13, part II (1981), pp. 263-288 available online.

        7. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: See: Gillies, W., ‘The Gaelic Poems of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 14, part III (1983), pp. 59-82 available online.

        8. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Watson, W. J., ‘Unpublished Gaelic Poetry-IV., V’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 3 (1929-31), pp. 152-9 available online.

        9. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Gordon, C. A., ‘Letter to John Aubrey from Professor James Garden’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 8 (1955-8), pp. 18-26 available online.

        10. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: Greene, D., ‘Ná léig mo mhealladh, a Mhuire’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 9 (1961), pp. 105-15 available online.

        11. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.1: Kintyre - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1971

          Book 

        12. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.2: Lorn - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1975

          Book 

        13. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.4: Iona - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1982

          Book 

        14. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.5: Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Oronsay - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1984

          Book 

        15. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.6: Mid Argyll & Cowal, prehistoric & early historic monuments - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1988

          Book 

        16. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, Vol.7: Mid Argyll & Cowal, medieval & later monuments - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1992

          Book 

        17. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

          Article  See: MacDonald, J., ‘An elegy for Ruaidhri Mor’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 8(1955-8), pp. 27-52.

        18. Cambrian Medieval Celtic studies - University of Wales 1993-

          Journal  See: Meek, D. E. M., ‘ “Norsemen and Noble Stewards”: The MacSween Poem in the Book of the Dean of Lismore’ Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies Vol. 34 (1997), pp. 1-49 available online.

      2. Secondary Readings 34 items
        1. Language And Culture 24 items
          1. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Bannerman, J. W. M., ‘The MacLachlans of Kilbride and their Manuscripts’, Scottish Studies Vol. 21 (1977), pp. 1-34.

          2. The Renaissance and Reformation in Scotland: essays in honour of Gordon Donaldson - Gordon Donaldson, Ian B. Cowan, Duncan Shaw 1983

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Bannerman, J. W. M., ‘Literacy in the Highlands’, pp. 214-35 available online.

          3. The Beatons: a medical kindred in the classical Gaelic tradition - John Bannerman c1998

            Book Essential There is an earlier (1986) edition also available: http://encore.lib.gla.ac.uk/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1268699

          4. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Bannerman, J. W. M., ‘The Clarsach and the Clarsair’, Scottish Studies Vol. 30, pp. 1-17 available online.

          5. The Chief's Poet - Pádraig A. Breatnach 1983

            Article 

          6. Proceedings of the British Academy - British Academy 1904-

            Article  See: Caerwyn Williams, J.E., ‘The Court Poet in Medieval Ireland’, Proceedings of the British Academy Vol. 57 (1971), pp. 85-135.

          7. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Gillies, W., ‘Some Aspects of Campbell History’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 50 (1976-8), pp. 256-95 available online.

          8. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Gillies, W., ‘Courtly and Satiric Poems in the Book of the Dean of Lismore’, Scottish Studies Vol. 21 (1977), pp. 35-53 available online.

          9. The Irish sword: the journal of the Military History Society of Ireland - Military History Society of Ireland 1950-

            Article  See: Harbison, P., ‘Native Arms and Armour in Medieval Gaelic Literature, 1170-1600’, The Irish Sword Vol. 12 (1975-76), pp. 173-99, and pp. 270-84.

          10. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Henderson, G., ‘Aonghus nan Aoir or an Irish Bard in the Highlands’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 26 (1910), pp. 458-66 available online.

          11. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

            Journal  See: MacCoinnich, A., ‘When and How was Gaelic written in Late Medieval and Early Modern Scotland? Orthographic Practices and Cultural Identities’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 24 (2008), pp. 309-56. This article is also available in Baoill, C. Ó. and McGuire N. R.(eds.), Caindel Alban: Fèill-sgrìobhainn do Dhòmhnaill E. Meek

          12. The Edinburgh history of Scottish literature: Volume 1: From Columba to the Union (until 1707) - Ian Brown, Dawson Books c2007 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘Creation and Compilation: The Book of the Dean of Lismore and Literary Culture in Late Medieval Gaelic Scotland’, in The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Vol. 1, pp. 209-18.

          13. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen 1926-

            Journal  See: MacGregor, M., ‘The View from Fortingall: The worlds of The Book of the Dean of Lismore’, Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. 22 (2006), pp. 35-85 available online.

          14. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: MacInnes, J., ‘The Panegyric Code in Gaelic Poetry and its Historical Background’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 50 (1976-8), pp. 435-98.

          15. The Middle Ages in the Highlands - Loraine Maclean 1981

            Book Essential See: Chapter by MacInnes, J., ‘Gaelic Poetry and Historical Tradition’, pp. 142-63.

          16. Scottish studies - University of Edinburgh 1957-

            Article  See: Matheson, W., ‘Aonghus nan Aoir: A Case of Mistaken Identity’, Scottish Studies Vol. 21 (1977), pp. 105-8.

          17. Bryght Lanternis: essays on the language and literature of medieval and Renaissance Scotland - J. Derrick McClure, Michael R. G. Spiller, International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Medieval and Renaissance c1989

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Meek, D. E., ‘The Scots-Gaelic Scribes of late medieval Perthshire: An Overview of the Orthography and Contents of the Book of the Dean of Lismore’, pp. 1-18 available online.

          18. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Meek, D. E., ‘The Gaelic Ballads of Medieval Scotland’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 55 (1986-88), pp. 47-72 available online.

          19. Gaelic and Scotland =: Alba agus a' Ghàidhlig - William Gillies 1989

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Meek, D. E., ‘Gaidhlig is Gaylick anns na Meadhon Aoisean’, pp. 131-45. An English abstract is available on pp. 223-5.

          20. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Thomson, D. S., ‘The MacMhuirich Bardic Family’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 43 (1960-63), pp. 3-31 available online.

          21. An introduction to Gaelic poetry - Derick S. Thomson 1989

            Book Essential

          22. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Watson, W. J., ‘Classic Gaelic Poetry of Panegyric in Scotland’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 29 (1914-19), pp. 194-217 available online.

        2. Church 10 items
          1. Calvinism in Europe, 1540-1620 - Andrew Pettegree, A. C. Duke, Gillian Lewis 1994

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Dawson, J. E. A., ‘Calvinism and the Gaidhealtachd in Scotland’, pp. 231-53 available online.

          2. Enforcing Reformation in Ireland and Scotland, 1550-1700 - Elizabethanne Boran, Crawford Gribben, Dawson Books c2006 (electronic resource)

            Book 

          3. The seventeenth century in the Highlands - Loraine MacLean, Inverness Field Club 1986

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Kirk, J., ‘The Jacobean Church in the Highlands, 1567-1625’, pp. 24-51 available online.

          4. The church in the Highlands - James Kirk, Scottish Church History Society 1998

            Book Essential See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘Church and culture in the late medieval Highlands’, pp. 1-36.

          5. Transactions - Gaelic Society of Inverness 1871-

            Article  See: Matheson, A., ‘Bishop Carswell’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness Vol. 42 (1952-60)

          6. The church in the Highlands - James Kirk, Scottish Church History Society 1998

            Book Essential See: Chapter by Meek, D. E., ‘The Reformation and Gaelic culture: perspectives on patronage, language and literature in John Carswell’s translation of “The Book of Common Order”, pp. 37-62 available online.

    6. UNIT 6: IDENTITIES 12 items
      1. Scottish Gaelic studies - University of Aberdeen. Celtic Dept 1926-

        Article  See: Coira M. P., The Earl of Argyll and the Goill: the 'Flodden poem' revisited: vol. 24, pp. 137-168 available online.

      2. Nations, nationalism and patriotism in the European past - Claus Bjorn, Alexander Grant, K. J. Stringer 1994

        Book Essential See: Chapter by Grant, A., ‘Aspects of national consciousness in medieval Scotland’, pp. 68-95.

      3. British identities before nationalism: ethnicity and nationhood in the Atlantic world, 1600-1800 - Colin Kidd, Dawson Books 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential See: Chapter 6.

      4. Nations, nationalism and patriotism in the European past - Claus Bjorn, Alexander Grant, K. J. Stringer 1994

        Book Essential See: Chapter by Lynch, M., ‘National Identity in Ireland and Scotland, 1500-1640’, pp. 109-36.

      5. Gaelic and Scotland =: Alba agus a' Ghàidhlig - William Gillies 1989

        Book Essential See: Chapter by MacInnes, J., ‘The Gaelic Perception of the Lowlands’, pp. 89-100.

      6. Cambrian Medieval Celtic studies - University of Wales 1993-

        Journal  See: Ó Mainnín, M. ‘ “The same in origin and in blood”: Bardic windows on the relationship between Irish and Scottish Gaels, c. 1200-1650’, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies Vol. 38 (1999), pp. 1-52 available online.

    7. MISCELLANEOUS/NEW ADDITIONS 7 items
      1. The plantation of Ulster: ideology and practice - Éamonn Ó Ciardha, Micheál Ó Siochrú 2012

        Book  See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘ “Civilising” Gaelic Scotland: The Scottish Isles and the Stewart Empire’, pp. 33-54 available online.

      2. Christianities in the early modern Celtic World 2014

        Book  See: Chapter by MacGregor, M., ‘Gaelic Christianity? The Church in the Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland before and after the Reformation’.

      3. The international companion to Scottish literature 1400-1650 2016

        Book  See: Chapter by MacGregor, M, and Ulrike Hogg, ‘Written and Unwritten Pasts: Scottish Historiography, 1400-1650’

      4. Actes du Colloque de langue et de littérature écossaises - Jean-Jacques Blanchot, Claude Graf, International Conference on Scottish Language and Literature, Medieval and Renaissance 1979

        Book  See: Chapter by Gillies, W., ‘Gaelic and Scots Literature down to the Reformation’, pp. 63-79 available online.