treaty of Edinburgh

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The treaty set the seal on the achievements of Robert I Bruce. Edward III recognized the full independence of Scotland, and relinquished his claim to Berwick and the borders. Though the treaty was intended as a ‘final peace’, it unravelled as soon as Robert died the following year.

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