This week – 2 July 1296

At Kincardine, John Balliol wrote to Edward I acknowledging that he had ‘by evil and false counsel, and our own folly grievously offended and angered our lord Edward’, and had defied him by renouncing his homage. Here he seems to place blame on his counsellors, and might have been justified in this as it was their rebellion against Edward I that forced his own abdication a few days later, on 10 July.

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