Historic Bute: Land and People (2012)

Historic Bute: Land and People (2012)

Well-illustrated and with much-appreciated support from contributors and funding bodies, this volume contains papers from the Society’s highly successful 2010 residential conference held on Bute.

Front Matter

Foreword

From Goill to Gall-Ghàidheil: Place-Names and Scandinavian Settlement in Bute
Gilbert Márkus

Scandinavians in Strathclyde: Multiculturalism, Material Culture and Manufactured Identities in the Viking Age
Courtney Buchanan

The Norse in the West with Particular Reference to Bute
Barbara Crawford

Bute in the Age of the Sagas
Ted Cowan

A Casualty of War? The Cult of Kentigern of Glasgow, Scottish Patron Saints and the Bruce/Comyn Conflict
Tom Turpie

The Bute or Bannatyne Mazer – Two Different Vessels
David Caldwell and George Dalgleish

Mazer? What’s a ‘Mazer’? A History of the Word
Molly Rorke

Frontierland: Towards an Environmental History of Bute in the Later Middle Ages
Richard Oram

Bute from Norse Times to the Improvements: Some Notes on Landholdings and Rural Settlement Patterns
Angus Hannah

‘An Enormous Expense Enclosing and Dividing’: Agricultural Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Bute
George Geddes

The Witches of Bute
Lizanne Henderson

Other Volumes