The Pacification of Perth ends fighting (45 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

War in Scotland between the Regent and the faction in favour of Mary Queen of Scots is ended by a treaty known as the Pacification of Perth. Peace is not immediate, however, since Marian supporters Kircaldy and Maitland hold out in Edinburgh Castle until May.

Citation:
Editors. "The Pacification of Perth ends fighting". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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