King John and King Edward • Balliol had agreed Edward was his overlord • No one was quite sure what this meant or what it would lead to…
Edward had promised in 1290 that Scotland would… Treaty of Birgham • The Kingdom of Scotland shall remain separate and divided from the Kingdom of England. • The Kingdom of Scotland shall keep her rights, laws, freedoms and customs. • No Parliament of Scotland shall be held outside the Kingdom of Scotland • The ruler of Scotland and the ruler of England shall freely rule their own kingdoms. • He now said the Treaty was only a marriage agreement and it was no longer valid
Edward takes control Edward gave orders to King John But sometimes sent them directly to the nobles
Edward takes control Edward made King John take part in Royal Ceremonies in England
Edward takes control Edward began hearing appeals from the Scottish Courts of Law Treaty of Birgham The Kingdom of Scotland shall keep her rights, laws, freedoms and customs.
Edward takes control The Nobles were annoyed and persuaded King John to protest…but this made Edward angry In 1293 King John attended a meeting of the English Parliament to argue his case…. Standing in court in front of him, John carried out Edward’s orders and having experienced many insults from all, contrary to his kingly rank and dignity, he returned home greatly crestfallen Chronicler