Glorious Revolution
The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (James VII of Scotland and James II of Ireland) by a union of English Parliamentarians with t...
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John White (minister)
John White (1867-1951) was a minister of the Church of Scotland. He served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1925 and again at the reunion Assembly of 1929. White was o...
Claim of Right Act 1689
The Claim of Right is an Act passed by the Parliament of Scotland in April 1689. It is one of the key documents of Scottish constitutional law.
In the Glorious Revolution, William of Orange landed...
Down Orange Welfare
Down Orange Welfare was an Ulster loyalist paramilitary vigilante group active in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. Operating in rural areas of County Down, the group faded after failing to win suppo...
1997 nationalist riots in Northern Ireland
From 6 to 11 July 1997 there were mass protests, fierce riots and gun battles in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland. Irish nationalists and republicans, in some cases supported by the Pro...
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Robert Sempill, 4th Lord Sempill
Robert Sempill, 4th Lord Sempill, (d.1611), Scottish Lord of Parliament.Robert Sempill succeeded his grandfather as Lord Sempill in 1576, his father, Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill, having died in ...
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First Stadtholderless Period
The First Stadtholderless Period or Era (1650–72; Dutch: Eerste Stadhouderloze Tijdperk) is the period in the history of the Dutch Republic in which the office of a Stadtholder was absent in five ...
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Scotland and the Thirty Years' War
Scotland and the Thirty Years' War deals with the complicated involvement of the kingdom of Scotland in the Thirty Years' War of 1618-1648. Scotland and Scots were heavily entangled in both the diplom...
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Popish Plot
The Popish Plot was a fictitious conspiracy concocted by Titus Oates that between 1678 and 1681 gripped the Kingdoms of England and Scotland in anti-Catholic hysteria. Oates alleged that there existed...
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John Cockburn of Ormiston
John Cockburn, (d. 1583) laird of Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland, was an early supporter of the Scottish Reformation. He was the eldest son of William Cockburn of Ormiston and Janet Somerville. Joh...
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Black Legend
The Black Legend (Spanish: La Leyenda Negra) is a style of historical writing or propaganda that demonizes the Spanish Empire, its people and its culture. The first to describe this phenomenon was Jul...
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Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney
Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Orkney (1657 – 19 April 1733), was an English courtier from the Villiers family and the acknowledged mistress of William III & II, King of England and Scotland, fro...
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The Killing Time
The Killing Time was a period of conflict in Scottish history between the Presbyterian Covenanter movement, based largely in the south west of the country, and the government forces of Kings Charles I...
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Nonjuring schism
The nonjuring schism was a split in the Anglican churches of England, Scotland and Ireland in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution of 1688, over whether William of Orange and his wife Mary could l...
Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord Sempill
Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord Sempill (c. 1505–1576) was a Scottish lord of Parliament.Robert, also Semphill or Semple, 3rd Lord Sempill (d. 1572), commonly called the 'Great Lord Sempill,' was the elder s...
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Jack Glass
John Thomas Atkinson Glass (1936 – 24 February 2004), often known as Pastor Jack Glass or simply as Jack Glass, was a Scottish Protestant preacher, evangelicalist and political activist. Pastor Glass ...
Dissolution of the Monasteries
The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded m...
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Succession to the Crown Act 1707
The Succession to the Crown Act 1707 (6 Ann c 41) is an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of Great Britain. It is still partly in force in Great Britain.The Act was passed at a time when Parliament ...
Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association
The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (Irish: Cumann Chearta Sibhialta Thuaisceart Éireann) was an organisation which campaigned for civil rights for the Catholic minority in Northern Irel...
Nine Years' War
The Nine Years' War (1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg – was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and ...
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Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Baronet
Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Baronet (24 March 1650 – 19 July 1721) was a British Bishop of Bristol, Bishop of Exeter and Bishop of Winchester. Trelawny is best known for his role in the events leading ...
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William Wolfe
William Cuthbertson "Billy" Wolfe (22 February 1924 – 18 March 2010) was a Scottish accountant, manufacturer and Scottish National Party politician. He was the National Convenor (leader) of the ...
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Scottish Reformation Parliament
The Scottish Reformation Parliament is the name given to the Scottish Parliament commencing in 1560 that passed the major pieces of legislation establishing the Scottish Reformation, most importantly ...
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Cwm, Llanrothal
Cwm (also known as Come and Welsh Jesuit College of St Francis Xavier) was a Jesuit gathering place, Ecclesiastical province and college in Llanrothal, Herefordshire, England. It became a Jesuit colle...
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Parades Commission
The Parades Commission is a quasi-judicial non-departmental public body responsible for placing restrictions on any parades in Northern Ireland it deems contentious or offensive. It is composed of sev...
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Scottish Protestant League
The Scottish Protestant League was a political party in Scotland during the 1920s and 1930s.The League was led by Alexander Ratcliffe, who founded it in 1920. Ratcliffe was elected as a councillor to ...
Papal Jurisdiction Act 1560
The Papal Jurisdiction Act 1560 (c.2) is an Act of the parliament of Scotland, and is still in force. It declares that the Pope has no jurisdiction in Scotland and prohibits any person from seeking an...
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