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The Auld Alliance, France and Scotland

Title:The Auld Alliance, France and Scotland
Date & Time:Thu Mar 8, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
201 S. Washington St.
Event Details:Catholic University Professor Jennifer Paxton, PhD to lecture at The Lyceum, 201 South Washington Street, on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

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. Sponsored by The Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee (ACSCC).
The ACSCC promotes educational and cultural experiences between the cities of Caen in Normandy and Alexandria. ACSCC activities include student and intern exchange programs, annual D-Day commemoration events, a quarterly Lecture Series, and more! Learn more about ACSCC programs by visiting or “Like” us on Facebook. Or email at
Fees:$10 per person with a wine and dessert reception to follow. As space is limited, reservations are recommended.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Lyceum, Museums, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Sister Cities

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