Near the time of Henry's last war with the French, hostilities with the Scots also raged. In November 1542, 3000 English troops won a great victory over 18,000 Scots under James V at the battle of Solway Moss. James V died in December, and was succeeded by his six-day-old daughter, Mary Queen of Scots. To pacify relations between the two countries, Henry received a promise from the Scots that Mary would marry his son Edward, the surviving child of his third marriage with the late Jane Seymour. The Scots affronted Henry when Mary was subsequently betrothed to the dauphin of France, and the two nations were once again at eachother's throats. English armies devastated the Scottish borderlands in 1543, and they moved into the Scottish capital of Edinburgh in May 1544 and burned the city. These hostilities ended the following year.
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