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
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Editors. "Treaty of Edinburgh between England and Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14989, accessed 22 May 2017.]