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B3. The National Covenant, 1638.



The Scottish Covenant of 1638: The Confession of Faith.(Duns Castle copy).
Written on vellum, approx 25 x 30ins, with over 100 signatures beginning with Rothes, Montrose, Cassillis, Wemyss, Home, Lindesay, Lothian, Meluill etc. also signed by Arthur Erskin and other lairds.
"written be Johne Trotter nottar publict"
Subscribers to this and a subsequent document, The Solemn League and Covenant 1643, were to become known as the 'Covenanters'.
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