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History Medieval

The Kingdom of the Isles

Scotland's Western Seaboard c.1100-1336

by (author) Andrew McDonald

Publisher
Birlinn Limited
Initial publish date
Aug 2019
Category
Medieval, Scotland, Great Britain
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781904607793
    Publish Date
    Aug 2019
    List Price
    $45

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This study explores the history of the western seaboard of Scotland (the Hebrides, Argyll and the Isle of Man) in a formative but often neglected era: the central middle ages, from the mightly Somerled to his descendant John MacDonald, the first Lord of the Isles (c. 1336).

About the author

R. Andrew McDonald is Professor of History at Brock University, Canada, where he was the founding director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He is the author of many books, book chapters and articles on medieval Scottish, Hebridean and Manx history, including The Kingdom of the Isles: Scotland's Western Seaboard, c.1100-c.1336, and is co-editor of The Viking Age: A Reader and Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Middle Ages.

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