Scottish Nobility Fearful of Independence

September 15, 2014

According to the Tatler:

The Scottish aristocracy is nervous. …you’d be hard pushed to find a single Scottish grandee who favours the split.

Those who are most fearful of the impending referendum are the nobility.

Given the fairly feudal distribution of land in Scotland, you can perhaps see why the big landowners are nervous. …Old Scotland is definitely panicked, as if they can already hear the tumbrils approaching. ‘England used to be our Auld Enemy,’ says a worried Scottish peer. ‘Now we really must stick together.’

To read the entire article in the Tatler, please click here.

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