1706 in Scotland
Events from the year 1706 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
|See also:||List of years in Scotland|
Timeline of Scottish history
1706 in: England • Wales • Ireland • Elsewhere
- Monarch – Anne
- April – commissioners assemble in London to agree a Treaty of Union between Scotland and England.
- 22 July – Treaty of Union agreed in London.
- c. September – Daniel Defoe is sent to Edinburgh as an English government agent to promote ratification of the Treaty of Union.
- 3 October – opening of the Parliament of Scotland which will debate the Union.
- 19 October – an Edinburgh mob opposed to the Union threatens the Lord Provost.
- 4 November – the Parliament of Scotland votes in favour of the Union with England Act by 116 votes to 83.
- 6 November – a Glasgow mob opposed to the Union threatens the Lord Provost.
- 20 November – a copy of the Treaty of Union is burnt publicly in Dumfries.
- Lord Archibald Campbell is created 1st Earl of Ilay.
- A Choice Collection of Comic and Serious Scots Poems both ancient and modern, by several hands edited by James Watson begins publication in Edinburgh.
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- "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
- McLean, Iain; McMillan, Alistair. State of the Union: Unionism and the Alternatives in the United Kingdom since 1707. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-925820-1. Retrieved 6 January 2008.
- "Ramsay, Allan (1686–1758)". The Burns Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 21 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-01.