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The National Covenant is drafted

Duration: 04:17

In response to Charles' religious reforms Archibald Johnstone of Wariston and Alexander Henderson draft the National Covenant - a new Presbyterian agreement between God and the Scottish people. Within days thousands of common people have signed it.

Available since: Fri 30 Oct 2009

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The Sword and the Cross Covenant or King

The Covenanters' struggle to assert their belief that God was the head of the church.

First broadcast: 28 Nov 2003

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