The Scottish National Covenant is signed and circulated

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Historical Context Note

The Scottish National Covenant, a declaration to protect the Scottish Kirk against the imposition of the new Laudian Prayer Book, is signed by Edinburgh clergy. The following day the signatures of local people are added, and then it is circulated throughout the country for further signatures.
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Editors. "The Scottish National Covenant is signed and circulated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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