Editors. "The French capture St. Andrews Castle, Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14768, accessed 02 September 2014.]
After the assassinationof Cardinal David Beaton at the castle of St Andrews the previous year, his Protestant enemies took over the castle and formed the first Scottish Protestant congregation there. It was first besieged by the Regent, the Earl of Arran, and in August, a French fleet arrived and managed to capture it from the Protestants.
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