Re-assessing Mary Stewart in Jacobitism: Sir James Steuart’s notes on David Hume’s History of England

In today’s blog Cailean Gallagher, a PhD student in eighteenth century political economy at the University of St Andrews, shares his current research examining Mary’s place in the minds and hearts of Jacobites, focussing on notes made by Sir James Steuart in his commentary on David Hume’s History of England (1759).

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Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and the Rehabilitation of Mary Queen of Scots in the Georgian Age

In this Vlog, Professor Gerry Carruthers (University of Glasgow) looks at Mary’s literary transformation in the 18th and 19th centuries, from a queen with questionable political and moral judgement into a tragic heroine – a transformation in which Scott and Robert Burns were both directly involved.

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