Scotlands freedom was subsequently secured, however, when Pope John XXII recognized the countrys independence in 1320.
Freedom was secured by the herculean efforts of Robert the Bruce and the Scots, not by some Pope in Rome.
posted on 01/17/2012 9:14:38 AM PST
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Exactly so. In 1307 Robert the Bruce was excommunicated by the Catholic church. 1314 at Bannockburn was the beginning of the end for the English in Scotland. In 1320 the Pope threatened to excommunicate all Scots who failed to kowtow to King Edward II. The peace treaty signed in 1328 finalized Scotland’s independance.
posted on 01/17/2012 3:26:01 PM PST
by Scotsman will be Free
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