|Appears in Collections:||History and Politics Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||A Family Business? Colonisation and Settlement in Twelfth- and Thirteenth- Century Galloway|
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|
|Citation:||Oram R (1993) A Family Business? Colonisation and Settlement in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Galloway, Scottish Historical Review, LXXII (2), pp. 111-145.|
|Abstract:||This article critiques the traditional model presented for the processes governing the introduction of 'Anglo-Norman' colonists of knightly rank into twelfth- and thirteenth-century Galloway, challenging the view that this was a process of imposition by external agencies and representative of a process of conquest. It examines the relationship of these colonial families with the native rulers of Galloway and proposes instead that a majority of the colonists represented an influx of kinsmen connected with these rulers through marriage bonds. The integration of these incoming families into the regional power structure is explored and a fresh assessment offered of the traditional notion that they overwhelmed and displaced native lords as social leaders in Galloway.|
|Rights:||Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository; Published in Scottish Historical Review published by Edinburgh University Press. The original publication is available at http://www.euppublishing.com/doi/abs/10.3366/shr.1922.214.171.124|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.