Covenanter

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Covenanter

a person upholding the National Covenant of 1638 or the Solemn League and Covenant of 1643 between Scotland and England to establish and defend Presbyterianism
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Those who seek to eliminate all government welfare programs misunderstand the inclusive nature of the national covenant and the role of the state in securing its aims.
Charles never got over being humiliated by the Scots into signing the National Covenant and renouncing his parents.
Above all, the museum has been designed with love for both collections and city: think for instance of the way in which, next to the place where the National Covenant is displayed, a little window looks out over Greyfriars Churchyard, the very spot where this key document in Scottish history was signed by patriots when, in 1638, Charles I tried to impose a brand of the English church on Scotland.
A National Covenant and General Principles of a Fundamental Law were also established at that time.
The National Covenant marked the high-point of Rutherford's career.
Khoja also underlined the importance of drawing a new roadmap in accordance with current regional and international developments, taking into consideration the Coalition's previous agreements, including the national covenant document and NCS's vision.
Also, alienating the Maronite constituent from the first presidency is tantamount to a grave violation of the national Covenant, the patriarch added.
Jeremy Lovell, director of investment at Savills, comments: This is a rare opportunity to purchase a prime foodstore secured to a high-profile national covenant.
For the same client Bradley Hall also completed a letting of over 1,500sqft of vacant office space to national covenant BTCV Enterprises which helps jobless people get back into work through a variety of pro active means.
The matter has become crystal clear that Hezbollah's arms are [intended] for non-Lebanese goals and the continued presence [of these arms] threatens to destroy the foundations of the National Covenant and the pillars of common [sectarian] coexistence.
The period between the 1638 revolution when Scotland signed the National Covenant and the 1707 Treaty of Union with England were filled with war, civil unrest, assassinations, torture, and jolting regime changes.
Siniora's statement drew a quick but harsh response from Berri's political adviser, MP Ali Hassan Khalil, who accused the former prime minister of violating all rules of the Constitution when he stayed in power in 2007-2008 in breach of the National Covenant despite the resignation of Shiite ministers from his government in a fierce power struggle between the Western-backed Siniora government and the March 8 alliance.

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