Tag Archives: Acts of Union

A Tale of Two Unions

Once upon a time way back in 1707 , 125 Lords and Commissioners outvoted 102 Lords and Commissioners to pass the Scottish Act of Union with England. the Duke of Queensberry was largely responsible for the successful passage of the … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, EU, Europe, independence, politics, scotland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Very Disunited Unequal Kingdom

Before I head off into my main topic today, I would just like to express my sadness at the tragic passing of Robin Williams. It was with a sense of shock and unreality that I heard the news of his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Turning the Tables.

Way back in 1707, a relatively short time span in Scotlands history, the political union with England was born. This union created the British parliament we have today. Like any union, this took the agreement of two independent partners to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments