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OK - it is the 4th of October now!
But the Treaty of Berwick was an important event as in 1357, it officially ended the Second War of Scottish Independence. In this second phase of the Wars of Scottish Independence, which began in 1333, King Edward III of England attempted to install Edward Balliol on the Scottish throne, in place of King David II, son of Robert the Bruce.
There were subsequently three further Treaties signed in Berwick, in 1560, 1586 and 1639.
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