Editors. "The French capture St. Andrews Castle, Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The French capture St. Andrews Castle, Scotland (56 words)
Historical Context Note
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.14768 The French capture St. Andrews Castle, Scotland 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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