Scottish Royal Palaces: The Architecture of the Royal Residences During the Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Periods
The first exclusive study of a group of buildings of outstanding historical and architectural interest. John G. Dunbar discusses the organisation of the royal works, the roles of the principal officials and tradesmen responsible for the construction of these palaces and how they functioned when the king and court were in residence. He focuses particularly on Linlithgow, Falkland, Stirling, Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle.
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