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By Waldemar Kowalski

Within the moment 1/2 the 16th century, Scottish immigrants to Little Poland turned a visual ethnic minority in different cities of that province and especially in its capital, Cracow. this can be the 1st examine to envision this urbanized immigration within the interval till the 1660s, whilst Poland-Lithuania, devastated through the mid-century Swedish invasion, used to be not an enticing migrant vacation spot. From round the 1570s, prosperous Scottish retailers constructed excessive advertisement kin in principal Europe, whereas peddlers of that nationality dispensed so-called 'Scotch items' at neighborhood markets. the vast majority of Scots participated within the lifetime of neighborhood Evangelical congregations and suffered spiritual persecutions including their co-religionists. This brought on their collaboration with the Swedish occupants opposed to their Catholic pals.

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77 73 After: W. Guldon and Z.  J. Wijaczka (Szydłowiec, 1999), 36. H. , Res Polonicæ Iacobo I Angliæ regnante conscriptae ex archivis publicis Londoniarum (Rome, 1962), EFE VI, no. 16. 75 ACL 3, no. 52. 76 Szczygieł, “Zamość,” 105–8; J. ,” Biuletyn Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego w Polsce 43–44 (1962): 3, 16; Biegańska, “Andrew Davidson,” passim; Biegańska, “In Search of Tolerance,” 39; Steuart, Papers, 40, 74, 290–91. 77 Other examples are: Chełmno (Gierszewski, Obywatele miast, 71) and Stare Szoty near Gdańsk, about which see E.

In 1592, the Scots who had settled in Danzig petitioned the city council against the local Scottish beggars and stallholders who were damaging their 84 Guldon, Żydzi i Szkoci, 9. 85 Fischer, Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia, 21, 26; Borowy, Scots, 11, 15; Seliga and Koczy, Scotland and Poland, passim; A. Biegańska, “A Note on the Scots in Poland, 1550–1800,” in Scotland and Europe, 1200–1850, ed.  Smout (Edinburgh, 1986), 159. Biegańska, “Andrew Davidson,” 14, mentions that even young children were common among those mass arrivals.

Wijaczka (Szydłowiec, 1999), 36. H. , Res Polonicæ Iacobo I Angliæ regnante conscriptae ex archivis publicis Londoniarum (Rome, 1962), EFE VI, no. 16. 75 ACL 3, no. 52. 76 Szczygieł, “Zamość,” 105–8; J. ,” Biuletyn Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego w Polsce 43–44 (1962): 3, 16; Biegańska, “Andrew Davidson,” passim; Biegańska, “In Search of Tolerance,” 39; Steuart, Papers, 40, 74, 290–91. 77 Other examples are: Chełmno (Gierszewski, Obywatele miast, 71) and Stare Szoty near Gdańsk, about which see E.

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