Cardinal David Beaton becomes chief adviser to James V of Scotland

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Historical Context Note


James V of Scotland adopts Cardinal David Beaton, Archbishop of St. Andrews, as his chief adviser. The cardinal harbours an enmity towards the pro-English faction, instead pre-occupied with maintaining the longstanding Franco-Scottish alliance.
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Editors. "Cardinal David Beaton becomes chief adviser to James V of Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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