James IV of Scotland invades Northumberland in support of Perkin Warbeck (45 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

James IV of Scotland invaded Northumberland in support of Perkin Warbeck's claim to the English throne. However, he received less support than expected, and soon retreated. As a result, James IV signed the Treaty of Ayton with Henry VII and expelled Warbeck from his court.

Citation:
Editors. "James IV of Scotland invades Northumberland in support of Perkin Warbeck". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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