National Covenant : agreement, 1638 February 28.

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Scotland. National Covenant : agreement, 1638 February 28.

National Covenant : agreement, 1638 February 28.

Facsimile of the National Covenant, an agreement inaugurated by Scots rejecting the attempt by King Charles I and William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, to force the Scottish presbyterian system to conform to the English episcopacy.

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