In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate talks with Scott Dempsey about the Great Cause – who should rule Scotland in the late 13th and 14th centuries, including Papal involvement and the Declaration of Arbroath.
Dr. Scott Dempsey is a Visiting Scholar at Australian National University, which is also where he received his PhD. Click here to visit his university webpage.
Scotichronicast is hosted by Kate Buchanan. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in 2014, with her primary research is on medieval Scottish castles and their landscapes. She co-edited and contributed to Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland and the British Isles, which was published by Routledge in 2016. Kate is also an adjunct instructor for the history program at Southern New Hampshire University. Follow her on Twitter at @k8_buchanan.
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Top Image: Pope Boniface VIII depicted in a fresco from the year 1300. Photo by Sailko / Wikimedia Commons