in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment
April 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 9441 words.
This chapter studies patronage in an eighteenth-century university by exploring the legal structures that defined the corporations in which patronage was awarded. It reports that, at...
Whose Independence? Bishop Jocelin of Glasgow (1175–99) and the Achievement of Ecclesiastical Freedom
in Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain
March 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 15924 words.
This chapter explores the origins of the arrangements of the Church, which comprises a group of independent dioceses under its own archbishop, directly answerable to Rome and not to the...
in Latin American Studies
P ublished online March 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 8595 words.
The Catholic Church was undoubtedly the single most important institution in colonial Latin America. Everyone who lived in the region was nominally a member of the Church. The Church...