The treaty has been claimed as a turning‐point in Anglo‐Scottish relations. Elizabeth had succeeded in England in November 1558. At Edinburgh, French and English negotiators agreed on 6 July to withdraw all troops from Scotland. Though Mary, queen of Scots, returned to Scotland in 1561 after the death of her husband Francis I in December 1560, the French had no longer the same incentive to support her, and the outbreak of the French wars of religion greatly weakened their position.
Subjects: British History.