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  Scotland - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Scotland (Alba in Gaelic) is a nation in northwest Europe and a constituent country of the United Kingdom.
Scotland's territorial extent is generally that established by the 1237 Treaty of York between Scotland and England and the 1266 Treaty of Perth between Scotland and Norway.
Scottish sundial — the renaissance sundials of Scotland.
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  Scotland
Scotland was an independent kingdom until James VI succeeded to the English Crown in 1603; and it continued constitutionally separate from England until the conclusion of the treaty of union a century later.
The proposal was favourably received in Scotland; but while the eight-year-old queen was on her way from Orkney, and the realm was immediately divided by rival claimants to the throne, John de Baliol and Robert Bruce, both descended from a brother of William the Lion.
Scotland was the last state in Christendom to adhere to the antipope, and only in 1418 declared her allegiance to the rightful pontiff, Martin V. The year before his death James received a visit from the learned and distinguished AEneas Sylvius Piccolomini, who afterwards became Pope Pius II.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Scotland
Scotland was an independent kingdom until James VI succeeded to the English Crown in 1603; and it continued constitutionally separate from England until the conclusion of the treaty of union a century later.
The proposal was favourably received in Scotland; but while the eight-year-old queen was on her way from Orkney, and the realm was immediately divided by rival claimants to the throne, John de Baliol and Robert Bruce, both descended from a brother of William the Lion.
Scotland was the last state in Christendom to adhere to the antipope, and only in 1418 declared her allegiance to the rightful pontiff, Martin V.
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 British monarchy
The British monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories, and is the source of all executive, judicial and (as the Queen-in-Parliament) legislative power.
By convention, the monarch dissolves Parliament and issues a writ for new elections at the request of the Prime Minister, however it is an open question as to whether the monarch must always grant such a dissolution.
The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II (since February 6 1952) and the Heir Apparent is Charles, Prince of Wales (son of the Queen, born November 14 1948).
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 List of monarchs in the British Isles at AllExperts
This is a list of the monarchs of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed in the British Isles, namely:
All Scottish monarchs held the title King of Scots or Queen of Scots, with the exception of the last three: Mary II, William III and Anne I used the style "of Scotland" rather than "of Scots".
James VI of Scotland and I of England, united the Crowns of England, Scotland and Ireland in a personal union, later merged into a single Kingdom of Great Britain by the Act of Union 1707.
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 ipedia.com: List of British monarchs Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain, namely: England up to 1707...
This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain, namely:
In 1328, on the death of the French king, Charles IV, Edward III (nephew of the Charles IV) claimed the French throne.
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 Scotland: Gateway to Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scotland is one of four constituent nations which form the United Kingdom (the other three are England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Scotland has given rise to many more famous people, notable in the arts, literature, the sciences and as inventors, philosophers, architects and so on, than would be expected for a country of such modest size and population.
Scotland was a wealthy country through until the beginning of the 14th Century, when Edward I of England (known as the "Hammer of the Scots") was determined to incorporate Scotland into the English crown.
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 Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
In 1801, Scotland became one of four constituent nations of the United Kingdom, along with England, Ireland (latterly Northern Ireland) and Wales.
The [[Royal Standard used in Scotland]] HM Queen Elizabeth II, head of state of the United Kingdom, is descended from King James VI of Scotland, the first Scottish monarch to also be King of England (James I of England from 1603).
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 Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
District in the south-west of Scotland, comprising the counties of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown.
In 1298, Patrick was appointed the King's Lieutenant in Scotland, and in 1300 was at the siege of Caerlaverock.
Northeastern Scotland; the fertile coastal regions from the northern approach to Loch Ness in the west, to Aberdeen in the east.
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 Kings and Queens of Scotland, Part 1
Donald II was the first monarch to be called "Ri Albain" or "King of Scotland" despite the fact that much of northern Scotland as far as Moray was held by the Norse Earl Sigurd from Orkney.
Henry II of England also reclaimed Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland which had been ceded to Scotland during the reign of David I. After fighting in France on behalf of King Henry of England he returned and defeated Somerled who was attempting to advance eastwards, but not before the town of Glasgow had been sacked.
Alexander II was the son of William the Lion and came to the throne at the age of 16.
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 Scotland
The Kingdom of Fife is a land of contrasts, from the fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife to Falkland Palace, country residence of the Stewart monarchs.
Head Chef Ian is one of Scotland's youngest, most talented chefs and he is of course spoilt by the abundance and quality of the area's natural larder.
The fast-flowing Spey is one of Scotland's top salmon fishing rivers and a magnet for keen anglers, while the surrounding countryside proves equally appealing to guests who just want to enjoy some of the Highlands' finest scenery.
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 List of monarchs of England
It ceased to exist as a separate kingdom following unions with Scotland (1707) and Ireland (1801).
Today, England exists as one of the regions of the United Kingdom, alongside Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, "Her (or His) Majesty's Peculiars", and a number of colonial holdings.
Thus from 1707, the terms "King of England" and "Queen of England" are incorrect.
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 List of monarchs in the British Isles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James VI of Scotland and I of England, united the Crowns of England, Scotland and Ireland in a personal union, later merged into a single Kingdom of Great Britain by the Act of Union 1707.
All Scottish monarchs held the title King of Scots or Queen of Scots, with the exception of the last three: Mary II, William III and Anne I used the style "of Scotland" rather than "of Scots".
In 1603, James VI of Scotland inherited the English throne upon the death of Elizabeth I in what is known as the Union of the Crowns.
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 Malcolm III of Scotland Summary
Malcolm III (died 1093), the king of Scotland from 1058 to 1093, established the Canmore dynasty, which ruled Scotland for two centuries.
Although the principle of royal succession by right of primogeniture had not been usual in Scotland, Malcolm did have precedent in the career of Duncan, and he was influenced by his knowledge of the operation of the rule in England.
So widely beloved was Margaret that immediately upon her death she was declared a saint, and yet in one part of Scotland her anti-Celtic ecclesiastical reforms had produced a rallying point for a Celtic party that appeared when Malcolm died.
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 Cyndi's List - Scotland
Alphabetical list of registrars of births, deaths and marriages in Scotland.
It is the main archive for sources on the history of Scotland as a separate kingdom, her role in the British Isles and the links between Scotland and many other countries over the centuries.
A mailing list for anyone with an interest in Scotland and the Scots through genealogy; to conduct friendly discussion about almost anything with a Scottish connection that relates to that interest, so that other Scottish genealogy mailing lists are not cluttered by such postings.
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 Stuart Weitzman Resources & Information - stuart weitzman shoes
The House started off ruling Scotland but after the death of Elizabeth I of England, the last monarch from the House of Tudor, took over the whole of Britain.
Matilda was aided by her stuart weitzman wedding uncle, David I of Scotland, and Walter followed David north in 1141, after Matilda had been usurped by King Stephen.
Mary II of England and Scotland (1689-1694) - with William III of England and II of Scotland, of the House of Orange-Nassau, stuart weitzman stuart weitzman suede thong sandal grip handbag a descendant of Charles I
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 List of monarchs of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of Scotland.
The two kingdoms had shared a monarch since 1603, and Charles II was the last Scottish monarch to actually be crowned in Scotland, at Scone in 1651.
By the twelfth century Scotland's monarchs were mostly using the style rex Scottorum, king of the Scots, in Latin documents.
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 The Golf Travel Co.: Scotland Golf Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scotland’s Ayrshire coast, located just south of Glasgow, is the original home of the British Open Championship.
This region, which includes Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh, has a renowned collection of championship links courses, most of which are situated on the dramatic Firth of Forth.
This area is ideally situated to connect stays in St. Andrews with visits to the northern Highlands of Scotland.
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 Kenneth I of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
If he cannot be regarded as the father of Scotland, he was the founder of the dynasty which ruled that country for much of the medieval period.
Other Gaels, such as Caustantín and Óengus, the sons of Fergus, were identified among the Pictish king lists, as were Angles such as Talorcen son of Eanfrith, and Britons such as Bridei son of Beli.
Donnchadh Ó Corráin, "Vikings in Ireland and Scotland in the in the ninth century" in Peritia 12 (1998), pp.
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 GENUKI: Royalty Kings and Queens Index
Anne has the peculiar distinction of having been Queen of England and of Scotland until 1707 and of Great Britain thereafter.
From James I and VI to Anne, all were both English and Scottish monarchs.
James I. of England, and VI of Scotland.
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 [A-List] Scotland: Parliament swearing in
Fist tightly clenched, Tommy Sheridan, the SSP leader, said he and his party colleagues were elected on the clear, honest commitment to an independent socialist Scotland - "a socialist republic, a Scotland of citizens, not a Scotland of subjects".
Rosie Kane, dressed in a colourful off-the-shoulder top and tight jeans, held up her up her right arm, and then the palm of her hand to reveal the message: "My oath is to the people".
He told the assembled mob that he'd been elected to create a socialist republic, "a Scotland of citizens, not a Scotland of subjects".
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 Monarchs
Under the terms of the settlement, citizens were compelled to attend Anglican church services, and to swear an oath of loyalty to the queen, but were free to believe whatever they wished in their hearts.
His mother, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabethâs cousin, had been deposed from the Scottish throne for sexual irregularity when James was a baby; she took refuge in England, where her presence posed a difficult political problem for Elizabethâs court, because Mary was continually the center of Catholic intrigues to depose Elizabeth.
The Restoration was marked by the accession of King Charles II ("Bonny Prince Charlie," "The Merry Monarch"); he ruled from 1660-1685.
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 Extracts from The Pictorial History of Scotland
Warned of his danger, by his wife, the Princess Mary, he escaped with her to the continent, and avoided by a voluntary exile thepersonal injury to which he was exposed.
His large estates and numerous titles were transferred to the eldest sons of the Scottish monarchs; and his wife, recalled fromthe continent by her royal brother, and compelled to submit to a divorce, was re-married to Lord Hamilton, whose descendants became by this alliance the nearest heirs to the crown of Scotland.’ (Pinkerton, vol.
knowledge of the English queen and her agents in Scotland, and there is the clearest evidence that she was fully informed of the object of the conspiracy, and tacitly, at least, gave her approval.
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 Category "History of Scotland" - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The main article for this category is History of Scotland.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Category:History of Scotland contains research on
Category "History of Scotland", History of Britain, History of Great Britain, Scotland and History of the United Kingdom.
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