On 26th January 1384, the English and French signed a truce in the proceedings of the Hundred Years' War, which included Scotland in its terms, since France and Scotland had a longstanding alliance. However, this news evidently had not reached Scotland by early February, when Robert II led an attack on the English enclaves of land within Scotland. As a result of this concerted attack, the Scots regained Lochmaben Castle and the area of Teviotdale.
Resumption of war between England and Scotland (74 words)
Historical Context Note
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