1704 in Scotland
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|See also:||List of years in Scotland|
Timeline of Scottish history
1704 in: England • Wales • Ireland • Elsewhere
Events from the year 1704 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
- Monarch – Anne
- Secretary of State –
- Lord President of the Court of Session – Lord North Berwick
- Lord Justice General – Lord Tarbat
- Lord Justice Clerk – Lord Prestonhall, then Lord Whitelaw
- 5 August – Parliament of Scotland passes the Act of Security 1704 in response to the Parliament of England's Act of Settlement 1701, allowing the Scottish Parliament to select its own successor to the monarch.
- 10 September – Lower Largo-born sailor Alexander Selkirk chooses to be marooned from a privateer ship in the Juan Fernández Islands.
- 20 September – Dunkeld is erected a royal burgh.
- 30 April – Jean Adam, poet (died 1765)
- 7 September – John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun (died 1781)
- date unknown
- 4 January – Sir Alexander Munro of Bearcrofts (year of birth unknown)
- 6 March – George Seton, 4th Earl of Winton (born c. 1641)
- 13 June – Arthur Rose, prelate (born 1634)
- McLean, Iain; McMillan, Alistair (2005). State of the Union: Unionism and the Alternatives in the United Kingdom since 1707. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-925820-1. Retrieved 6 January 2008.
- Ross, David (2002). Chronology of Scottish History. New Lanark: Geddes & Grosset. ISBN 1-85534-380-0.
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