Legal ruling that any Scot born after 1603 is a subject of the King of England

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Historical Context Note

The 'Post Nati' legal case rules that any Scot born after the 1603 Union of the Crowns is automatically a 'natural subject' of the King of England.
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Editors. "Legal ruling that any Scot born after 1603 is a subject of the King of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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