Treaty of Edinburgh

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The Treaty of Edinburgh ended the centuries-old Auld Alliance between Scotland and France in 1560 .

According to the clauses of the treaty, which was signed on July 6, 1560, less than a month after Marie de Guise's death , France withdrew its troops from Scotland and recognized Elizabeth I's rule over England. Eighteen-year-old Maria Stuart , who had remained in France, refused to sign the contract.

The background to the conclusion of the treaty was that Scotland was reformed by John Knox and now wanted to lean on England, which was also Protestant.