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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Scottish Presbyterians pledged by the National Covenant (1638) to uphold their religion. They opposed Charles I's efforts

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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was the popular term for those who resisted the Restoration church settlement in Scotland. The Restoration regime in Scotland, which

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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Scottish Presbyterians who expressed their convictions through the signing of covenants. In particular they signed the National Covenant of 1638

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

an adherent of the National Covenant (1638) or the Solemn League and Covenant (1643), upholding the organization of the Scottish Presbyterian Church....

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