The Scots and the Union by Christopher A. Whatley

By Christopher A. Whatley

This booklet strains the occasions resulting in the Treaty of Union of 1707, assesses the treaty's effect on Scottish society, and demanding situations the conventional view that Scots have been "bought and bought for English gold" and bullied right into a union with England.

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Terry, The Scottish Parliament (Glasgow, ), pp. –. . W. Ferguson, The Identity of the Scottish Nation (Edinburgh, ), p. . . J. Napier, The Preservation of the Honours of Scotland (Perth, ), pp. –; J. Guy, ‘My Heart is My Own’: The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots (London, ), p. ; SCA, BL //, J. Carnegy to [–], BL //, same to [–],  Jan. . . D. Stevenson, The Beggar’s Benison (East Linton, ), pp. –; H. J. C. ), The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, – (London, ), pp.

NAS, GD /, C. Oliphant to W. Bennet,  Dec. . . J. S. Gibson, Playing the Scottish Card (Edinburgh, ), pp. –. . BC, Atholl MSS, Box , bundle  (), lord Stormont to duke of Atholl,  Aug. . . NAS, GD ///, earl of Mar to J. Erskine,  April . . NAS, GD //, duke of Hamilton to duchess of Hamilton,  May . . P. W. J. Riley, The English Ministers and Scotland (London, ), p. . . NAS, GD ///, lord Grange to earl of Mar,  Aug.

NAS, GD ///, William Anstruther to duke of Montrose,  June . . M. Brown, ‘The Injured Lady and her British problem’, in M. Brown, P. M. Geoghegan and J. Kelly (eds), The Irish Act of Union,  (Dublin, ), pp. –. . NAS, Mar and Kellie MSS, GD ///, earl of Haddington to earl of Mar,  Aug. . . NAS, GD /, C. Oliphant to W. Bennet,  Dec. . . J. S. Gibson, Playing the Scottish Card (Edinburgh, ), pp. –. . BC, Atholl MSS, Box , bundle  (), lord Stormont to duke of Atholl,  Aug.

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