Editors. "England and Scotland sign a peace treaty at Greenwich". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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England and Scotland sign a peace treaty at Greenwich (70 words)
Historical Context Note
England and Scotland sign the Treaties of Greenwich, in an attempt to secure peace. The second of the two sub-treaties arranges the betrothal of Mary Queen of Scots, currently aged one, to Prince Edward Tudor, aged five. Although the Scottish representative the Earl of Arran agreed to and ratified the treaties, in December they were rejected by the Scottish Parliament, leading to eight years of conflict between the two countries.14683 England and Scotland sign a peace treaty at Greenwich 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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