John Clerk of Penicuik Quotes

The Articles [of Union with England] were confirmed in the Parliament of Scotland contrary to the inclinations of at least three-fourths of the kingdom.

There were substantial financial incentives in the terms of the Union for the leading nobles and members of Parliament.

John Clerk of Penicuik, *, Scottish Noble, 1707

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John Clerk of Pennycuik (1611–1674) was a Scottish merchant noted for maintaining a comprehensive archive of family papers, now held by the National Archives and the National Library.

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