Henry VIII refuses peace with Scotland while the Duke of Albany remains there

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Historical Context Note

Henry VIII refused to continue to hold the truce with Scotland. This was motivated by the fact that the pro-French Duke of Albany, who had expelled Henry's sister Margaret Tudor from the Scottish regency, remained north of the border and free from constraint.
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Editors. "Henry VIII refuses peace with Scotland while the Duke of Albany remains there". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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