The History of Leith

September 25, 2006

Betrayed? No, Scots wanted the Union

The 1707 Treaty of Union has long been portrayed as a tale of bullying, bribery and betrayal. As such it has given the Scots much to moan about over the years. ‘We are bought and sold for English gold. Such a parcel of rogues in a nation,’ wrote Robert Burns as he raged against Scotland’s loss of independence. for more click here

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