Historians unearth discarded copy of of first Scottish Independence Treaty
A RECENT discovery by historians in York may be seen by some Scots as evidence that English equivocation over Scottish independence is not just a modern-day phenomenon.
Conservators working on the papers of medieval Archbishops of York have discovered a 15th-century copy of a treaty between Robert the Bruce and the English King Edward III, which, for the first time, acknowledged Scotland as an independent nation.
But unlike the original, which has a hallowed place in the ...
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