The Treaty of Edinburgh 1560

Mary of Guise died in June 1560. There was no obvious Catholic leader and Mary, Queen of Scots was in France.

Protestants were quick to take the lead.

In July 1560, the Treaty of Edinburgh agreed French and English soldiers would leave Scotland.

In August 1560, the Reformation Parliament accepted the Reformation and brought the Pope’s influence over Scotland to an end.

Celebration of the Mass was forbidden in Scotland.

Siobhon Redmond describes events leading to The Treaty of Edinburgh in the video below.