Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,3, Ruhr-University of Bochum (English Department), course: Scottland, 6 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This term paper deals with the topic of the Reformation of Scotland. In the course of this paper I will first give a short insight into the main historical facts and figures and will go on with explanations of the most important characteristics of the religious transformation and its initiator. To give background knowledge I will also pay attention to the society that lived in Scotland in the Middle Ages by giving an extra chapter on this topic. The main part of this work will deal with the chronological summary of Scotland in the 16thcentury. A conclusion will be given at the end of this term paper.