Galton, F., (1874), ENGLISH MEN OF SCIENCE: THEIR NATURE AND NURTURE
MacMillan & Co Publishing. or more rarely Scoto-English
or Scots English
are terms applied to people and thingsHume, D., (1739 - 40), A Treatise of Human Nature
, Penguin Publishing. that are identified with both England
Most commonly, it is used to refer to people born in, brought-up in, or long-term resident in Scotland who have significant English ancestry
, or born and brought up in England with Scottish ancestry
The term Anglo-Scot is most often be used to refer to people of dual English and Scottish heritage., or in a more pejorative sense, for a Scot who is perceived to be excessively anglicised.
Unlike other similar terms (e.g. Anglo-American
) Anglo-Scot does not imply dual nationality, as English and Scottish people share British
citizenship status, hence the majority of people identified as Anglo-Scots tend to be UK citizens.
Both the former British Prime Minister
, Tony Blair
, and the current incumbent, David Cameron
, could be termed Anglo-Scots, but for opposite reasons. Tony Blair was born and educated in Scotland with English ancestry and now lives in England. David Cameron was born and educated in England but has Scottish ancestry.
While the numbers of Irish Britons
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