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The Black Douglases

war and lordship in late Medieval Scotland, 1300-1455

by Brown, Michael

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Published by Tuckwell Press in East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Douglas family.,
    • Douglas, William, Earl of Douglas, 1425?-1452 -- Family.,
    • Douglas, James, Sir, d. 1330 -- Family.,
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Scotland -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Nobility -- Scotland -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Scotland -- History -- 1057-1603.,
    • Scotland -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Brown.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA758.3.D6 B76 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 358 p., [8] p. of plates
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL102625M
      ISBN 101862320365, 186232025X
      ISBN 109781862320369, 9781862320253
      LC Control Number99218116
      OCLC/WorldCa39914022

        The Earl of Douglas and the Black Dinner The murder of William, the 6th Earl of Douglas, took place on the 24th of November, In Scotland, we've had the Black Parliament, several outbreaks of the Black Death, our own Black . Full text of "The black Douglases" See other formats ^fj^ I^amousTamiliss Black DouGUSES NELSON il I THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Withdrawn FAMOUS FAMILIES Ssto™" THE BLACK DOUGLASES By D. C. STEDMAN THOMAS NELSON London, Edinburgh, dublin LEEDS, MANCHESTER, PARIS AND bONb Leipzig, and new york. 3 .

      Douglas. Clan Douglas, also referred to as the House of Douglas, is an ancient family from the Scottish Lowlands taking its name from Douglas, South Lanarkshire, and thence spreading through the Scottish Borderland, Angus, Lothian and beyond. The clan does not currently have a chief, therefore it is considered an Armigerous clan.. Clan crest of Clan Douglas. Douglas Clan House of Douglas. Clan Douglas, sometimes referred to as the House of Douglas, is an ancient family from the Scottish Lowlands taking its name from Douglas, in South Lanarkshire, spreading through the Scottish Borderland, Angus, Lothian and clan does not currently have a chief, therefore it is considered an Armigerous clan. It was said of .

      Get this from a library! The Black Douglases: war and lordship in late Medieval Scotland, [Michael Brown] -- This volume is an analysis the rise and fall of the Douglas family as the dominant magnates of Scotland, from the deeds of the Good Sir James Douglas in the service of Bruce to the violent. BARBOUR’S BLACK DOUGLAS 51 friction between later Douglases and the descendants of Robert I,11 Barbour depicts a “good” James Douglas at home in the wildness of the Borders, prone to weirdly playful acts of violence that “raise questions of dramatic effect.”12 Considered as literary as well as military events, thisAuthor: David Parkinson.


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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 izing 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 The Black Douglases book James/5.

Not for the novice to Medieval Scottish history, Michael Brown will provide an education for you. Though the title is the Black Douglases whom all the lessons revolve around the book is more of an education based on the subtitle of War and Lordship in Medieval Scotland The Douglas family is the medium the lesson is taught/5(11).

The Douglases place in history as good guys and patriots was established. However, when the English threat disappeared, the Douglas family began to harbour ambitions to seize the throne of Scotland from the Stewarts.

When James II acceded to the throne, the Black Douglases controlled three earldoms and were claiming a fourth. The Black Douglases, War and Lordship in Medieval Scotlandby Michael Brown is an informative read.

Not for the novice to Medieval Scottish history, Michael Brown will provide an education for you. Though the title is the Black Douglases whom all the lessons revolve around the book is more of an education based on the subtitle of War /5(11).

As a result, The Black Douglases book “Red Douglases” sided with King James II at Arkinholm and contributed greatly to the fall of the “Black Douglases.” The 5 th Earl of Angus, Sir Archibald “Bell the Cat”, was involved in the conspiracy by a clique of nobles to remove the king’s favorite, Cochrane.

The Black Douglas book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This story of life in Scotland during the s focuses on the sim /5.

The Black Douglases (War and Lordship in Late Medieval Scotland) by, Michael Brown ISBN: £ Hardback. Tuckwell Press. If you are interested in Scottish history and the 14th and 15th centuries in particular then this is a ‘must buy’ book. - Douglas The name is said to be derived from the Gaelic "dubh glais" meaning "dark water" but the origins of the line are lost in time.

It is thought that a Flemish nobleman may have accompanied King David I on his return from England but the first documented Douglas was a William de Douglas in the 12th century in time, four main branches of the family.

Not for the novice to Medieval Scottish history, Michael Brown will provide an education for you. Though the title is the Black Douglases whom all the lessons revolve around the book is more of an education based on the subtitle of War and Lordship in Medieval Scotland The Douglas family is the medium the lesson is taught/5(6).

Sir James Douglas (also known as Good Sir James and James the Black Douglas), (died ), was a Scottish soldier, knight and leader during the Wars of Scottish is considered one of Scotland's greatest was a follower and close friend of king Robert I of Scotland (also called Robert the Bruce).Born: Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

The Black Douglases examines aristocratic power and status and its place in Scottish political society through the greatest and most notorious magnate dynasty of late medieval Scotland.

Excerpt The Black Douglases were amongst the most powerful and certainly the most notorious of the great aristocratic families of late medieval Scotland. Clan Douglas, an aa referred tae as The Hoose o Douglas, is an auncient Scots clan frae the Scots Lawlands takin its name frae Douglas, Sooth Lanrikshire, an thence spreadin throu the Scots Borderland, Angus, Lothian an ayont.

The clan daes no currently hae a chief, therefore it is considered an airmigerous clan. The Douglases wur ance the maist pouerful faimily in ic seat: Douglas Castle. Buy The Black Douglas by I M Davis online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ The Red Douglases continued in power beyond the departure of our line of Dickey's near " This similarity seems to suggest that the Dickey's sided with the Black Douglases, which is the senior branch of the Douglas Family.

The Black Douglases trace descent from the early Douglases through their progenitor, William,"le Hardi". The Paperback of the The Black Douglases: War and Lordship in Late Medieval Scotland, by Michael Brown at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Due to. James the Black Douglas. James Douglas, known as the Black Douglas to the English and "Sir James the Good" to the Scots, was born aroundhe was the eldest son of Sir William Douglas, known as "the bold", who had supported the freedom fighter William m Douglas had died a prisoner in the Tower of London around circa when James was.

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We learn about the Black Fomorians, Partholonians, Nemedians, Firbolgs, Tuatha De Danann, Black Danes, Black Author: Aylmer Von Fleischer. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The black Douglases by,T. Nelson edition, in English The black : This authoritative, entertaining, and eminently browsable reference book, arranged in an easily accessible A-to-Z format, is an absorbing and imaginative feast of Scottish lore, language, history, and culture, from the mythical origins of the Scots in Scythia to the contemporary.

According to tradition the Douglases took their name from the Cumbric or Gaelic place name “Dubh glas” meaning “black blue/green stream”. One old tradition is that the first chief of Clan Douglas was Sholto Douglas who helped the king of Scotland win a battle in the year This is unsubstantiated.The origins of the Douglas family are lost in the mists of time.

It is said that "In the margin, about one-third into The Book of Clan Douglas, Volume III, are written the words: `This is about the time when the Earth began'." (Mary Murray, nee Mary Douglas, of Earltown: ). Perhaps, at the time when surnames were first used, a family took. The black Douglases by Stedman, Douglas C.

Publication date [] Topics Douglas family Publisher London, New York, T. Nelson Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

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