Edinburgh Castle surrenders to the English

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Historical Context Note

Edinburgh Castle, which had been in the possession of the Marian faction, surrenders to an English army under Sir William Drury. The party's leader, Maitland, dies on 9th June. With the fall of the Marians, Elizabeth I is free for the first time from any threat from Scotland.
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Editors. "Edinburgh Castle surrenders to the English". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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