The National Archives Uniting the Kingdoms?
Print page Close window



The Declaration of Arbroath

For as long as but one hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any condition be brought under English rule. It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom, for that alone which no honest man gives up but with life itself.

(Extract: translated from Latin)

Go to top of page Print page Close window