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Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625Essays in Honour of Jenny Wormald$
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Steve Boardman

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780748691500

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691500.001.0001

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Kings, Lords and Jenny Wormald

Kings, Lords and Jenny Wormald

(p.1) Introduction Kings, Lords and Jenny Wormald
Kings, Lords and Men in Scotland and Britain, 1300–1625

Steve Boardman

Julian Goodare

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter introduces the book as a whole, and, in particular, the work of Jenny Wormald on kingship and lordship, to which the chapters pay tribute. Particular attention is paid to models of change over time and to the relevance of concepts like ‘late medieval’ and ‘early modern’. Other relevant organising concepts that are discussed include ‘bastard feudalism’, ‘new monarchy’, ‘Renaissance monarchy’ and ‘revolution in government’.

Keywords:   kingship, lordship, late medieval, early modern, Renaissance

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