The oldest Scottish infantry regiment of the British army is the Lowland regiment, the Royal Scots, raised in 1633 during the reign of Charles I, followed by the Royal Scots Fusiliers and the King’s Own Scottish Borderers. The Act of Union 1707 incorporated all the then existing Scottish regiments into the British army. It was […]
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In 1831, only 4,500 men out of a population of more than 2.6m people could vote in parliamentary elections.