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1291–2.

Edward I's adjudication of the claims put forward by John Balliol and twelve others to the vacant Scottish throne, which began at Norham, near Berwick‐on‐Tweed, on 10 May 1291. Their claims were scrutinized by a court of 104 ‘auditors’ (assessors), and judgment was given on 17 November 1292 in favour of John Balliol, who was enthroned at Scone on 30 November.

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