Scotland's History Covenanters

Covenanters

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A contract with God

The coronation of a new king fans the flames of religious dissent and changes the course of British history.

The signing of a national covenant, a unique event in European history, challenges the power of the monarchy and leads to a bloody civil war.

Along the way a king loses his head and a Dutch invasion introduces a new term to Scottish history – Jacobite.

Scotland's History continues with a new king and a new vision for the country...

Begin with Charles I's coronation in Edinburgh

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