New perspectives on the Scottish Wars of Independence: Scotland and the governance of England in the thirteenth century.
Free day conference as part of the AHRC-funded project, 'The Breaking of Britain: cross-border sociaety and Scttish independence 1216-1314'.
Friday 23 August
(Senate Room, Univ. of Glasgow)
Part I: Government and People in Scotland and Northern England
Beth Hartland, ‘The People of Northern England: Cumberland, Westmorland and Northumberland, 1216–1286’.
David Carpenter, ‘The King’s Government in Northern England in the thirteenth century’.
Matthew Hammond, ‘North of the Forth in the Ragman Roll’.
Richard Cassidy, ‘Sheriffs, kings and rebels in Cumberland and Northumberland’.
Keith Stringer, ‘Scottish Royal Lordship in the Thirteenth-Century English Borders’.
Part II: English politics in Scotland
John Reuben Davies, ‘England in the Chronicle of Melrose’.
Fergus Oakes, ‘Alexander III and the Barons’ Wars’.
Sophie Ambler, ‘The Montfortian revolution and Scottish political thought’.
Part III: Law and the construction of Scottish independence
Alice Taylor, ‘Robert I’s legal reforms, 1318’
Sarah Tebbit, ‘The legal context of the formulation of nationhood in early fourteenth-century Scottish texts’
4.45–5.15: Summing up (Dauvit Broun)
Please register on-line at http://newperspectives.eventbrite.co.uk/ by 16 August if you wish to have free teas/coffees and lunch, and to guarantee your place.