The Books of assumption of the thirds of benefices: Scottish ecclesiastical rentals at the Reformation
Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 896 pages
This outstanding primary source fills an important gap by offering a comprehensive insight into the income and expenditure of the Scottish church, and a snapshot of the entire ecclesiastical structure, just as the Reformation was taking hold in and after 1560.
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