For Freedom Alone: The Declaration of Arbroath, 1320

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A leter from Arbroath to the pope, dated on April 6, 1320, originated, not in a crowded parliament or convention, but rather in the comparative obscurity of the royal chancery located somewhere in the abbey. Written in the high-flown style which papal correspondence demanded, the Declaration of Arbroath, as it is known, has, over a period of almost 700 years, acquired a near-mythic status as it has come to be regarded as inextricably linked to Scottish identity and nationalism. The letter is real enough. It survives and can ...

For Freedom Alone: The Declaration of Arbroath, 1320 2002, Tuckwell Press

ISBN-13: 9781862321502

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