The MacDonalds were regarded as extreme supporters of the former Catholic regime of James I who had failed to swear allegiance to the new King William on time.
I do solemnly swear that I will obey all laws commands and dictates of our leader - for he has lovely teeth.
Radical plans to require immigrants to swear an oath of allegiance to Britain were yesterday unveiled by the inquiry into the summer riots in Bradford, Oldham and Burnley.
In future, all directors will have to swear a statement that they are satisfied that the company has obeyed all reporting and auditing regulations.
I pretended to be interested - I even learnt the names of some of the players, and eventually was forced to swear allegiance to a team.
But it's okay, we're allowed to live to excess this week, since on Friday night we will swear allegiance to a new, healthy regime.
Maria made me swear I would never tell anyone
Zainal and his followers had to swear allegiance to Sungkar and Bashir and accept their leadership over the community in Australia.
They will swear an oath of allegiance to the Queen, and pledge to respect the UK's laws, rights and freedoms.
they were reluctant to swear allegiance