Medieval Glossary

Auld Alliance

The alliance concluded between Scotland and France at the end of the 13th century. Frequently renewed during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the alliance was finally broken with the establishment of Protestantism in Scotland in 1560.

Related term(s): None
Category: Government and Law
Added: 12.05.05
Contributor(s): Alan Chanter
Source information: Kenyon, J.P. The Wordsworth Dictionary of British History. Wordsworth Editions, 1998.

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