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Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Alasdair Raffe


Scotland in Revolution, 1685–1690 is a study of the transformative reign of the Catholic King James VII and the revolution that brought his fall. Whereas previous accounts concentrate on high politics, this book draws on neglected sources to examine the relationship between central power and the Scottish localities. James was a radically experimental ruler, who granted unprecedented religious toleration and intervened systematically in urban government. The book begins with a chapter surveying the principal political developments of the period. There follow two chapters on the major religi ... More

Keywords: King James VII and II, revolution of 1688–90, union of 1707, parliament, local government, Church of Scotland, religious toleration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474427579
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alasdair Raffe, author
University of Edinburgh