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Three Hundred Years of the Anglo-Scottish Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Scottish Union for three hundred years. The Anglo-Scottish connection has been remarkably stable and indeed rarely questioned by political interests north of the ... More


King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Conrad Russell

Richard Cust and Andrew Thrush (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Based on the Trevelyan lectures which Conrad Russell delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1995, this book provides a chronological narrative of the early English parliaments of James VI and I. ... More


Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Jeffrey Stephen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Set against the background of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this book addresses the hitherto largely neglected religious dimension to the debates on Anglo–Scottish Union. Focusing ... More


The Making of the Union of 1707: History with a History

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the establishing of Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. The future of the Union hung in the balance because of its failure to deliver the material benefits its promoters had ... More


Popular Resistance, Religion and the Union of 1707

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a discussion on popular resistance, religion and the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. In the early eighteenth century, Scotland saw noteworthy advances in the publicity of its ... More


Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Tom Devine (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the past, present and future prospects of the Anglo-Scottish Union. Its contributors do not shy away from the controversies surrounding the Union. ... More


John Bull, Sister Peg, and Anglo-Scottish Relations in the Eighteenth Century

Alasdair Raffe

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses John Arbuthnot’s The History of John Bull (1712), an allegorical satire of the War of the Spanish Succession. As well as introducing the figure of John Bull, who became a ... More


The Politics of the Union in an Age of Unionism

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the politics of Anglo-Scottish Union during the time of Unionism. The partition of Ireland, the Church of Scotland Act, and the general election of 1922 were the three events ... More


How Firm are the Foundations? Public Attitudes to the Union in 2007

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses whether the Scottish National Party (SNP)'s ‘victory’ in May 2007 does show that the introduction of devolution has served to undermine public support for the Anglo-Scottish ... More


Future of an Unloved Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the future of Anglo-Scottish Union. It is noted that any serious Tory revival could carry the party to an almost impregnable domination of English politics — as long as those ... More


The Independence Referendum in Historical and Political Context

Colin Kidd and Malcolm Petrie

in The Scottish Independence Referendum: Constitutional and Political Implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198755517
eISBN:
9780191816697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755517.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the historical background to the Referendum. It traces the slow, spasmodic rise of the Scottish National Party within a culture dominated for the second and third quarters of ... More


The significance (and insignificance) of precedent in early Stuart parliaments

Simon Healy

in Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Precedents were frequently invoked in early modern parliaments, particularly by lawyers, whose profession used ‘artificial reason’ to elucidate legal precedents, and who attempted to impose this ... More


Bagpipes no Musick: Allan Ramsay, James Arbuckle, and the Significance of the ‘Scots’ Poetic Revival

Richard Holmes

in Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198736233
eISBN:
9780191853722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736233.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Allan Ramsay (1684–1758) is known chiefly as the promoter of a revival in Scots poetry. This has been seen as a form of nationalist, even Jacobite resistance to post-Union anglicization and Whiggism. ... More


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