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Franco-Scottish alliance


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Also known as the Auld Alliance. An offensive and defensive alliance, aimed at crippling England's attempts to conquer Scotland or France by threatening war on two fronts. First agreed at Paris in 1295, the Franco‐Scottish alliance was renewed periodically until renounced by Scotland in 1560.

Subjects: British History.


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