The History of Leith

April 28, 2008

The Auld Alliance

The ancient Franco-Scottish connection has it’s roots in a centuries-long association of the two peoples in a political and military alliance. It was an alliance of a classical pattern, many times repeated in the history of international relations. An old political commentator recommended, ‘Stand well with your neighbour, but better with your neighbour’s neighbour’. for more click here

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