Act of Union

Digging Up Your Roots

Start : 
18 Jan 2009 - 12:00
End : 
18 Jan 2009 - 13:00

Eric will be discussing The Worcester incident of 1705.


Digging Up Your Roots homepage

Programme 3: The Sea

Scotland’s links with the sea take many forms: in fishing, in wartime action, in naval service and in trading.

The Trial and Execution of Captain Green - the Trigger for the Union

Start : 
12 Sep 2007 (All day)

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Illustrated talk.

National Library of Scotland

The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730

(with Tom Barclay)
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 30, 2005. Paperback, illustrated, 102 pages.


This account describes in detail the families, vessels, cargoes, and destinations involved in Ayr's early transatlantic trade, set against a background of upheaval: the Civil War, the Restoration of Charles II, the Wars of the Three Kingdoms that ended the reign of James VII (or II), and the Union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707.

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