James I

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Tuckwell, 2000 - History - 235 pages
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Whether viewed as a lawgiver, tyrant or martyr, James I has cast a long shadow over the history of Scotland. Michael Brown's biography, the first full-length study in over fifty years, concludes that despite its apparent glamour and power, James I's `golden age' had shallow roots: after a life of drastically swinging fortunes, he met his end in a violent coup, a victim of his own methods.

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This is an academic read and not a light romp down a historical lane. Not to excuse his actions, I'm not sure but that I would be less than thrilled with a relative who starved my sibling to death and ... Read full review

Contents

Fortunes Wheel
9
The Destruction of the Albany Stewarts
40
The Albany Stewart Legacy
72
Copyright

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