History of Leith, Edinburgh

October 28, 2007

Scotland: history 1603 to 1746

After the accession of James VI and I to the English throne, the history of Scotland became increasingly linked with that of England. The Scots played a significant role in the English Civil War. They were at war with the English government during the Commonwealth and after the Glorious Revolution. The Act of Union might be seen as the inevitable result of defeat by England, which the Jacobite rebellions failed to reverse. for more click here

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