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Government Under the Covenanters, 1637 - 1651 (Scottish History Society). David Stevenson is Professor Emeritus of Scottish History at the University of St Andrews. 0906245028 (ISBN13: 9780906245026). Stevenson was born in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland and studied in Dublin and Glasgow. He was a lecturer (1970-1980), senior lecturer (1980-1984), and reader Scotland, (1984-1990) at the University of Aberdeen.
This is the best modern introduction to those kooky early Covenanters.
Hardcover: 416 pages. This is the best modern introduction to those kooky early Covenanters. The book goes through a pretty detailed political history, and allows you to get a narrative and a view of all the personalities involved. There is unfortunately no bibliography, but the footnotes are detailed. Stevenson's thesis is that the Scots rebelled against K. Charles because they were interested in defending themselves and securing liberty from English domination.
Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, Volume XV.
The Scottish Revolution 1637 - 44. David Stevenson. Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, Volume XV. Siobhan Talbott, David Stevenson, Robert Landrum. The Hunt For Rob Roy: The Man And The Myths.
Stevenson, The Scottish revolution, 1637–44: the triumph of the covenanters (1973). D. Stevenson, Revolution and counter-revolution in Scotland, 1644–1651, Royal Historical Society Studies in History, 4 (1977). The historical works of Sir James Balfour, ed. J. Haig, 4 vols.
When my books The Scottish Revolution (1973) and Revolution and Counter Revolution in Scotland, 1644–1651 . more equal and democratic society. Great Britain-Politics and. Scotland-Politics and.
It had, long before, been annexed by Church historians, who tended to use it to stage replays of the sectarian Protestant controversies of their own day (Church of Scotland versus Free Church versus Episcopalian Church, et. in a two-centuries’ old setting. This revolutionary potential had.
The Covenanting north of Scotland, 1638–1647. No detailed study of depositions under the covenanters has ever been made. Hewison calculated that 138 ministers were deprived in the whole of the period 1638–1660. but this figure is far too low. More recentestimates (again covering 1638–1660) of about 200, and of about 210 depositions come much nearer the truth, but they also are too low; there were more depositions than this even in 1638–1651.
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The covenanters’ grievances were religious, constitutional, and economic The chapter concludes with an analysis of allegiance, stressing covenanting success in coalition-building.
The covenanters’ grievances were religious, constitutional, and economic. They resisted royal attempts to suppress them in the Bishops’ Wars of 1639 and 1640, and even invaded England in 1640 to precipitate the downfall of Charles’s English regime. After the outbreak of the Irish rebellion and the English civil war, the covenanters sent an army to Ulster and then, in August 1643, agreed the Solemn League and Covenant by which they would send an army to assist parliament in England