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By Jeffrey Stephen

ISBN-10: 0748625054

ISBN-13: 9780748625055

ISBN-10: 0748630783

ISBN-13: 9780748630783

Set opposed to the heritage of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this e-book addresses the hitherto mostly ignored non secular measurement to the debates on Anglo-Scottish Union. Focusing predominantly at the interval among April 1706 and January 1707, the e-book examines the attitudes and reactions of Presbyterians to the treaty and demanding situations a few of the extensively held assumptions concerning the function of the church and different teams through the debate. the focus of the Kirk's reaction used to be the fee of the final meeting. throughout the wide use of church files and different fundamental resources the paintings of the fee in pursuit of church protection via its debates, committees and addresses, is mentioned at size. The publication additionally examines the church and teams just like the Cameronians and Hebronites when it comes to the parliamentary debate, the pursuit of choices to incorporation, well known protest, addressing and armed resistance.

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183–4. 192. HMC Laing, II, pp. 114–16. 193. , pp. 116–17. 194. Ferguson, Scotland’s Relations with England, pp. 227–8; Riley, The Union of England and Scotland, pp. 138–9. 195. Scotland’s Ruine, p. 92. 196. , p. 100. 197. , pp. 102–3. 198. , p. 109. 199. Memoirs of the Life of Sir John Clerk, p. 57. 200. Scotland’s Ruine, p. 108. NLS, Wodrow Quarto LXXXII, fo. 50v; Campbell, Life of John Duke of Argyll, p. 110. STEPHEN TEXT (EB005) 5/6/07 12:16 pm Page 39 Union: The Religious and Political Background 201.

135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 5/6/07 12:16 pm Page 36 scottish presbyterians and the act of union 1707 kind of federal union. See Vulpone: or Remarks on some Proceedings in Scotland, pp. 14–15; Ferguson, ‘Imperial Crowns’, p. 23; Scott, Andrew Fletcher and the Treaty of Union, pp. 44–5. Devine, The Scottish Nation, p. 5; NLS, Wodrow Quarto LXXXII, fo. 49, John Bell’s Memorial; Riley, The Union of England and Scotland, pp. 11–16; Ferguson, Scotland’s Relations with England, pp.

108. NLS, Wodrow Quarto LXXXII, fo. 50v; Campbell, Life of John Duke of Argyll, p. 110. STEPHEN TEXT (EB005) 5/6/07 12:16 pm Page 39 Union: The Religious and Political Background 201. 202. 203. 204. 205. 39 Young, ‘The Parliamentary Incorporating Union’, p. 26. APS, XI, Appendix, pp. 164–6. APS, XI, Appendix, pp. 165–6. Scotland’s Ruine, pp. 129–31. APS, XI, Appendix, pp. 178–80; Clerk, History of the Union of Scotland and England, pp. 85–9. STEPHEN TEXT (EB005) 5/6/07 12:16 pm Page 40 2 ‘And the Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail Against Her’: Securing the Church in the Event of a Union The church had an obvious interest in the outcome of the negotiations.

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