The First Covenant is signed in Scotland

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Historical Context Note

In Scotland, a group of Protestant nobles draw up a Covenant to 'maintain, set forth and establish the blessed word of God and his Congregation', vowing to promote the cause of reformed religion in the face of Mary Queen of Scots' imminent marriage to the French dauphin.
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Editors. "The First Covenant is signed in Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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