A Personal Union

A, “Personal Union” was established in 1714 at the time George Louis, (King of Hanover) acceded to the throne of Great Britain, (as George 1). The, “Union” remained in place until 1837 when Victoria was appointed Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, at which time the, (Union) was terminated since, “Rights of Succession” did not extend to, the House of Hanover which insisted on male succession.

Definition;

A personal union is the combination of two or more different states who have the same monarch while their boundaries, laws, and interests remain distinct. An independent Scotland with the existing monarch as it’s head of state would establish rUK and Scotland as a, “Personal Union”.

The, “Standard” of the, “Personal Union”;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Hanover#mediaviewer/File:Royal_Standard_of_the_United_Kingdom_%281816%E2%80%931837%29.svg

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