an agreement (1638) among Scottish Presbyterians to uphold their faith in Scotland.
- Compare Solemn League and Covenant.
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How to use National Covenant in a sentence
It was a National Covenant, and for that, among other reasons, it was represented and embodied in legal forms.Expositor's Bible: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians | James Denney
None but those who expressed sympathy with the National Covenant were eligible to places of trust.Sketches of the Covenanters | J. C. McFeeters
Unlike the “National Covenant” of 1638, which applied to Scotland only, this document was common to the two kingdoms.
I do bear my witness to the National Covenant of Scotland, and solemn league and covenant betwixt the three kingdoms.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) | John Howie
A general assembly was called and a National Covenant was subscribed.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII. | Arthur Mee
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