This week – 14 June 1292

On this date, at Berwick, Florence, count of Holland and Robert Bruce, lord of Annandale, made an agreement in the presence of Edward I concerning right of succession to the Scottish throne. It was agreed that he who succeeds to the throne shall assign to the other one-third of the realm of Scotland, to have and hold of the said king of Scotland and his heirs in perpetuity, free and quit from all liberties just as an earl or baron holds within the realm, performing homage and service of a fifth of a knight to the said king. The agreement was witnessed by several high-profile men of the kingdom including the bishop of Glasgow, the earl of Mar and James Stewart.



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