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The Picts Re-Imagined

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Until recently, the history of the Picts had seemed unrecoverable. Not only did they completely disappear as a people, but their art was ambiguous, their succession system singular, their isolation ubiquitous, and they failed to leave...

Monasteries and towns

Medieval Monasteries

Continuum, 1992

Book chapter

...Introduction The archaeology of urban monasteries has received considerable attention since the 1960s as rescue excavations have taken place in advance of development. However, there are particular problems associated...

Reawakening interest

Medieval Monasteries

Continuum, 1992

Book chapter

...During the eighteenth century, popular interest in the remains of former monasteries began to grow. On the one hand antiquarians engaged in writing the histories of monasteries, as described in Chapter 1. On the other, the ragged walls clad...

The Romans and the Picts

The Picts Re-Imagined

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Pictish history begins with the Roman incursions into Scotland, the extent and long-term effects of which were generally underestimated. As sources confirm, Roman diplomats and legions reached as far north as Moray. While they did not stay...

‘A Breach in Nature’: Magic as a Political Crime in Early Stuart England, 1603–42

Magic as a Political Crime in Medieval and Early Modern England : A History of Sorcery and Treason

I.B. Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...In March 1603 Queen Elizabeth was dying, having stubbornly refused to the last to name anyone as her heir. There is little agreement among historians as to why Elizabeth decided not to marry. Early in her reign, rumours circulated that she...

Origin Myths, Churches, and Kings

The Picts Re-Imagined

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...The brothers Bridei son of Derelei (ca. 697–706) and Necton son of Derelei (ca. 706/710–724/732) were pivotal in the development of the Pictish kingdom. Their reigns coincide with a comparative increase in contemporary sources which has...

The Dissolution

Medieval Monasteries

Continuum, 1992

Book chapter

...The Dissolution of the monasteries in England and Wales was a campaign by the Crown that had a dramatic and rapid impact throughout the two countries from its beginning in 1536. In Scotland and Ireland monastic life was not extinguished...

Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702–35 CE) at the Basilica Di S. Pietro, Palazzo Muti, and the Basilica Dei XII Santi Apostoli

People and Places of the Roman Past : The Educated Traveller’s Guide

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Memorial Tomb to Maria Clementina Sobieski, by Pietro Bracchi, 1742, Basilica di S. Pietro, Rome. Photo courtesy of Peter Hatlie. Polish Heiress, Pretender Queen of England, Roman Princess She never founded a republic, led an army, wrote...
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...f.4v - Section of an illustrated itinerary to Jerusalem, showing the cities of Damascus, Antioch and Acre; f.5r - Section of an illustrated itinerary to Jerusalem, showing the ending of the journey in Jerusalem and the Holy Land...

Emergence of the Pictish Kings

The Picts Re-Imagined

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Only the Pictish king-lists notice the reign of Necton grandson of Erp (ca. 601–620). A late gloss in one of these lists describes the king’s establishment of the monastery of Abernethy (Aburnethige) in Perth and Kinross. To add...