Despotism is a form o govrenment in which a single entity rules wi absolute power. That entity mey be an individual, as in an autocracy, or it mey be a group,[1] as in an oligarchy.


  1. Encyclopædia Britannica
Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscoont o Tocqueville (French: [alɛksi ʃaʁl ɑ̃ʁi kleʁɛl də tɔkvil]; 29 Julie 1805 – 16 Aprile 1859) wis a French poleetical thinker an historian best kent for his wirks Democracy in Americae (appearin in twa volumes: 1835 an 1840) an The Auld Regime an the Revolution (1856).

James VII, Keeng o Scots

Keeng James VII an II (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) becam Keeng o Ingland, Keeng o Scots, an Keeng o Ireland frae 6 Februar 1685. He wis the hindermaist Catholic ryal tae ring ower the Kinrick o Ingland, Kinrick o Scotland, or Kinrick o Ireland. His fowk daed mislippen his releegious policies an said despotism, willin a group o thaim tae depone him in the Glorious Revolution. His protestant dochter Mary II an his guid-son William III wis pitten intil office, no his Roman Catholic son James Francis Edward. James VII wis the last ryal o Scotland tae uise the tradeetional teetle "Keeng o Scots", that haed been in uiss sin Kenneth I o Scotland in 843. Mary II, William III an Anne I uised "o Scotland" no "o Scots".

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