\"Did you know that Scotland is an Independent Kingdom today
Scotland exists today, as it has every day for many centuries, as an Independent Kingdom of Scots not a matter of opinion but a fact of Scots Law.
Since the English Parliament forced King James VII of Scots and II of England into exile in 1688, the Scots struggled to restore the Royal House of Stuart. Immediately the new regime established Regiments around Scotland in order to quell resistance and suppress any attempts to restore the King and their liberty.
Effectively this was a military occupation of Scotland. This military occupation has continued until today and is how England maintains is illegal government over Scotland.
No legal parliament has sat in Scotland since 1688
The members of parliament who assembled in 1689 to depose King James VII:
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\"The Order of The Lion Rampant, far from being simply a traditional \'Legitimist\' or \'Jacobite\' organisation, asserts the fact that the Convention of Estates of 1689 was wholly illegal and therefore all subsequent legislation (including the supposed Act of Union between England and Scotland of 1707) is devoid of any legitimate authority. This organisation champions & cherishes these principles and ideals and is structured along the lines of a Chivalric Order : its members as metaphorical Knights defending the Rights of their Monarch, his subjects and what they know to be true.\" http://www.defendersofscotland.org
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