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England’s Claim to Be Overlords of Scotland

England’s Claim to Be Overlords of Scotland

Central to Robert Bruce’s struggles, and Scotland’s Wars of Independence which form the backdrop of The Blue Bells Trilogy, is England’s claim to be overlords of Scotland. Why Edward I claimed, in the late 1200’s, to be overlord of Scotland requires a trip back to 1174.  […]