Picts, Gaels and Scots (Historic Scotland)

Picts, Gaels and Scots (Historic Scotland)[Ebook] ➠ Picts, Gaels and Scots (Historic Scotland) Author Sally Foster – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk From the 5th to the 10th century AD Scotland was home to a variety of peoples and cultures competing for land and supremacy yet by the 11th century it had become a single unified kingdom known as Alba From the th to the th century AD Scotland was home to a variety of peoples and cultures competing for land and supremacy yet by the th century it had become a single unified kingdom known as Alba under a stable and successful monarchy At the heart of this mystery lies the extraordinary influence of the Picts and their neighbours the Gaels who were originally immigrants from Ireland. Foster has provided an excellent introduction to the formation of the kingdom of Scotland This is a period in which very little is known for certain as there is a lack of surviving sources in Scotland Foster manages to mesh all of the existing scholarship on this period to provide a highly accessible but nevertheless rigorous account of the forces which meshed together to bind the Picts and Gaels into the Scots Recommended

Picts, Gaels and Scots PDF ✓ Picts, Gaels  eBook
  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • Picts, Gaels and Scots (Historic Scotland)
  • Sally Foster
  • English
  • 07 October 2014
  • 9780713474855