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Black Douglases: War and Lordship in Medieval Scotland, 1300-1455 Michael          Brown

Black Douglases: War and Lordship in Medieval Scotland, 1300-1455

Michael Brown

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ISBN : 9780760756751
Hardcover
358 pages
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The Black Douglases examines aristocratic power and its place in Scottish political society through the greatest and most notorious magnate dynasty of late medieval Scotland. Emphasizing the link between warfare and political power, author MichaelMoreThe Black Douglases examines aristocratic power and its place in Scottish political society through the greatest and most notorious magnate dynasty of late medieval Scotland. Emphasizing the link between warfare and political power, author Michael brown analyzes the rise and fall of the family as the dominant magnates of the south, from the deeds of the Good Sir James Douglas in the service of Bruce to the violent destruction of the Douglas earls in the 1450,s