Editors. "Treaty of Edinburgh between England and Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Treaty of Edinburgh between England and Scotland (86 words)
Historical Context Note
French representatives in Scotland sign the Treaty of Edinburgh with a combined alliance of English Commissioners and Protestant Lords of the Congregation, bringing the siege of Leith to an end. French troops agree to evacuate from Scotland, a Protestant Council of Regents is appointed, Queen Elizabeth is recognised as sovereign of England and Mary Queen of Scots' claim to the English throne is retracted. This treaty thus appears to end the 'Auld Alliance' between Scotland and France, but Mary Queen of Scots refuses to ratify it.14989 Treaty of Edinburgh between England and 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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