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Hector Munro Chadwick (1870–1947) was a literary critic and historian, who made notable contributions to the development of philology. Originally published in 1949, this book was edited and completed after Chadwick's death by his wife, Nora Kershaw Chadwick (1891–1972), another prominent literary scholar. The text presents a detailed study of life in early Scotland, encompassing the Picts, the Scots, and the Welsh of southern Scotland. Numerous illustrative figures and detailed notes are also included. This is a fascinating book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Scottish and Celtic history.
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- Date Published: March 2013
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107693913
- length: 216 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 12 mm
- weight: 0.28kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
List of plates
Introduction Nora Kershaw Chadwick
Preliminary note on the native chronicles of early Scotland
List of abbreviations
1. The kingdom of the Picts
2. The value of the sources
3. The kingdom of the Picts and its provinces
4. The origin of the Pictish kingdom
6. The Pictish legend
7. Characteristics of the Pictish kingdom
8. The Irish Picts
9. The kingdom of Dalriada
10. The British kingdoms
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