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Oram, Richard

Overview
Works: 22 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 851 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Richard Oram
Domination and lordship : Scotland, 1070-1230 by Richard Oram( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discussed the processes by which the Gaelic kingdom of Alba estbalished its mastery over the lesser kingdoms of northern mainland Britain and transformed itself into a state recognisable as Scotland
The Scots : a photohistory by Murray MacKinnon( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotografering ble svært populært i Skottland, etter at fotografiet først ble oppfunnet i 1839. I løpet av de neste 100 årene festet skotske fotografer en imponerende rekke visuelle inntrykk av landet og folket til filmrullen. Denne boken dokumenterer et århundre med opprør og forandring som endret Skottlands karakter for alltid. Boken har 236 illustrasjoner
Lordship and architecture in medieval and renaissance Scotland( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Stuart by John Hunter( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1-15 May 1937, Stow Hall]
Moray & Badenoch : a historical guide by Richard Oram( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus & the Mearns : a historical guide by Richard Oram( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avenues to the past : essays presented to Sir Charles Brett on his 75th year( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David I : the king who made Scotland by Richard D Oram( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered to be one of the greatest of Scotland's medieval kings, this youngest son of King Malcolm III and St. Margaret was never expected to succeed to the throne. During the reigns of his elder brothers, David carved out a career for himself as an Anglo-Norman nobleman at the court of his brother-in-law, Henry I of England. With Henry's backing and the support of his elder sister, Queen Matilda, David secured a good marriage and a rich inheritance, with estates spread from Normandy to northern England, as well as a principality of his own in southern Scotland." "On succeeding to the Scottish throne in 1124, he faced a long and bitter struggle against rivals for his crown, but ruthlessly imposed his authority on the kingdom and won the respect of his Gaelic lords. As king, David began the modernisation of his kingdom along European lines. Many of the greatest families of medieval Scotland - such as the Bruces, Comyns and Stewarts - were brought in as colonists by David, and monastic communities - such as Dunfermline, Kelso, Melrose and Holyrood - were founded by him. Reform at home was coupled by aggressive expansion abroad, with David extending his power across the whole of mainland Scotland, into the Western Isles, and finally into northern England. Skilfully playing off Stephen and Matilda, the two rivals for the English throne after 1135, David secured control of Northumberland, Cumbria and even large parts of Yorkshire and Lancaster, tipping the balance of power in Britain firmly in favour of the Scots. It was a rich legacy to pass on to his heirs, but stripped of David's leadership, Scotland's dominant position swiftly crumbled away."--Jacket
Alexander II : King of Scots, 1214-1249 by Richard D Oram( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By equal measure state-builder and political unifier and ruthless opportunist and bloody-handed aggressor, Alexander II has been praised or vilified by past historians but has rarely been viewed in the round. This book explores the king's successes and failures, offering a fresh assessment of his contribution to the making of Scotland as a nation. It lifts the focus from an introspective national history to look at the man and his kingdom in wider British and European history, examining his international relationships and offering the first detailed analysis of the efforts to work out a lasting diplomatic solution to Anglo-Scottish conflict over his inherited claims to the northern counties of England. More than just a political narrative, the book also seeks to illuminate aspects of the king's character and his relationships with those around him, especially his mother, his first wife Joan Plantagenet, and the great magnates, clerics and officials who served in his household and administration. The book illustrates the processes by which the mosaic of petty principalities and rival power-bases that covered the map of late 12th-century Scotland had become by the mid-13th century a unified state, hybrid in culture(s) and multilingual but acknowledging a common identity as Scots
The kings & queens of Scotland by Richard D Oram( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive illustrated history of the kings and queens of Scotland from the earliest Scots and Pictish kings to the Union of Parliaments in 1707
Expressions of faith : Ulster's church heritage by Richard Oram( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lordship of Galloway by Richard D Oram( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lordship of Galloway offers new interpretations of the origins and development of the kingdom or lordship of Galloway, tracing its evolution from the Norse diaspora that followed the expulsion of the Vikings from Dublin in the early tenth century and the resulting establishment of new colonies around the Irish Sea, through the ever-shifting pattern of regional power in the eleventh century, to the emergence of the lordship itself in the early 1100s."--Jacket
Lordship and architecture( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional buildings in Ireland : home owners handbook : featuring the Mourne Homesteads Experience( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the present and future protection of thatched structures in Ireland by Consarc Conservation Architects( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland's kings and queens : royalty and the realm by Richard D Oram( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stewarts : kings & queens of the Scots, 1371-1625 by Richard Oram( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is an accessible, illustrated history of the Stewart royal family, kings and queens of the Scots from Robert II (1371-90) to James VI (1567-1625), the last Stewart monarch to really know and understand the Scots
Report on the present and future protection of thatched structures in Ireland( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The social, geographical, and structural environments of minor noble residences in Angus, 1449-1542 by Katherine Buchanan( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Scots : a photohistory
Covers
The Scots : a photohistoryLordship and architecture in medieval and renaissance ScotlandMary StuartMoray & Badenoch : a historical guideAngus & the Mearns : a historical guideDavid I : the king who made ScotlandThe kings & queens of ScotlandThe lordship of Galloway
Alternative Names
Oram, Dick 1938-2008

Languages
English (40)