The deaths of King Alexander III in 1286 and the Maid of Norway plunged Scotland into crisis. Scottish nobles asked Edward I to choose a new king. This led to Edward’s involvement in Scottish affairs.
Which town did King Alexander III die near to?
How many children did Alexander have?
Where did Alexander's granddaughter, Margaret live?
Why did many nobles think Margaret should not be queen?
She was too old
She was too young
She did not want to be queen
When was the Treaty of Birgham made?
Where did the Maid of Norway die?
Where did Edward meet the Scots in 1291?
Who had the most chance of being chosen as the new King?
Bishop Wishart and Robert Bruce
Robert Bruce and John Balliol
John Balliol and Bishop Fraser
What did the Competitors have to do before Edward would choose a new Scottish King?
Accept him as their vassal
Pay him taxes
Accept him as their overlord
For what reason did Edward pick the new king?
He was older than the other competitor
He was descended from the eldest daughter of the royal family
He was first to accept King Edward as his overlord