A Short History of Scotland eBook

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CHAPTER I. SCOTLAND AND THE ROMANS.1
CHAPTER II.  CHRISTIANITY—­THE RIVAL KINGDOMS.2
CHAPTER III.  EARLY WARS OF RACES.4
ENGLISH CLAIMS OVER SCOTLAND.5
THE SCOTTISH ACQUISITION OF LOTHIAN.5
CHAPTER IV.  MALCOLM CANMORE—­NORMAN CONQUEST.6
DYNASTY OF MALCOLM.8
CHAPTER V. DAVID I. AND HIS TIMES.9
SCOTLAND BECOMES FEUDAL.11
CHURCH LANDS.12
THE BURGHS.13
JUSTICE.13
THE COURTS.14
CHAPTER VI.  MALCOLM THE MAIDEN.14
WILLIAM THE LION.15
ALEXANDER II.15
ALEXANDER III.15
CHAPTER VII.  ENCROACHMENTS OF EDWARD I.—­WALLACE.16
THE YEAR OF WALLACE.18
CHAPTER VIII.  BRUCE AND THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.19
LATER DAYS OF BRUCE.21
CHAPTER IX.  DECADENCE AND DISASTERS—­REIGN OF DAVID II.22
PARLIAMENT AND THE CROWN.24
CHAPTER X. EARLY STEWART KINGS:  ROBERT II. (1371-1390).25
THE REGENCY OF ALBANY.26
CHAPTER XI.  JAMES I.27
CHAPTER XII.  JAMES II.29
FALL OF THE BLACK DOUGLASES.30
CHAPTER XIII.  JAMES III.31
CHAPTER XIV.  JAMES IV.35
CHAPTER XV.  JAMES V. AND THE REFORMATION.41
CHAPTER XVI.  THE MINORITY OF MARY STUART.45
CHAPTER XVII.  REGENCY OF ARRAN.49
CHAPTER XVIII.  REGENCY OF MARY OF GUISE.50
NOTE.54
CHAPTER XIX.  THE GREAT PILLAGE.54
CHAPTER XX.  MARY IN SCOTLAND.60
CHAPTER XXI.  MINORITY OF JAMES VI.66
REGENCIES OF LENNOX, MAR, AND MORTON.68
CHAPTER XXII.  REIGN OF JAMES VI.70
THE WAR OF KIRK AND KING.72
THE CATHOLIC EARLS.76
CHAPTER XXIII.  THE GOWRIE CONSPIRACY.78
UNION OF THE CROWNS.81
CHAPTER XXIV.  CHARLES I.84
SCOTLAND AND CHARLES II.98
CHAPTER XXV.  CONQUERED SCOTLAND.101
CHAPTER XXVI.  THE RESTORATION.103
CHAPTER XXVII.  WILLIAM AND MARY.119
CHAPTER XXVIII.  DARIEN.124
CHAPTER XXIX.  PRELIMINARIES TO THE UNION.128
CHAPTER XXX.  GEORGE I.133
CHAPTER XXXI.  THE ARGATHELIANS AND THE SQUADRONE.137
ENCLOSURE RIOTS.138
MALT RIOTS.139
THE HIGHLANDS.139
THE PORTEOUS RIOT.140
CHAPTER XXXII.  THE FIRST SECESSION.142
CHAPTER XXXIII.  THE LAST JACOBITE RISING.144
CONCLUSION.156
FOOTNOTES159
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