March 8: The Auld Alliance: France and Scotland from Braveheart to Bonnie Prince Charlie

 

 

 

 

 

The Auld Alliance: France and Scotland

from Braveheart to Bonnie Prince Charlie

Jennifer Paxton, PhD
Professor, Catholic University

Thursday, March 8th
7:00 p.m.

The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA

From the time of Sir William Wallace (of “Braveheart” fame) through the troubled reign of Mary Queen of Scots, France and Scotland joined forces against England, but then the fall of the Stuart dynasty in 1688 led France to support a Jacobite restoration under Bonnie Prince Charlie. Explore the twists and turns of this intriguing relationship, in which three countries engaged in a complicated diplomatic and military rivalry that shaped the history of Europe.

Buy tickets at: shop.alexandriava.gov
$10 per person
Wine and dessert reception to follow

Flyer: The Auld Alliance Lecture_Paxton

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