In 1707 Scotland and England became one country when their parliaments were incorporated together by the Act of Union. The Treaty of Union had been negotiated between the two countries in 1706 and was passed in both Edinburgh and London the next year. Scotland and England already shared a monarch after the Union of the Crowns in 1603.
These videos provide additional insight into the characters, events and historical context of this topic.
Listen to a selection of interviews and readings which relate to the Treaty of Union.
These online interactive historical documents have been produced from the archives of the National Archives of Scotland.