Every now and again I will post something of interest to some Lawyers
Thursday, 18 September 2014
That the two Kingdoms of England and Scotland shall ...and for ever after be united into one Kingdom ....
That the two Kingdoms of England and Scotland shall upon the First day of May which shall be in the year One thousand seven hundred and seven and for ever after be united into one Kingdom by the name of Great Britain And that the Ensigns Armorial of the said United Kingdom be such as Her Majesty shall appoint and the Crosses of St. George and St. Andrew be conjoyned in such manner as Her Majesty shall think fit and used in all Flags Banners Standards and Ensigns both at Sea and Land.
Article 1 of the Union of Scotland Act 1706.
'For ever after', they said, and for ever after it should be.