Key Players: Friend or Foe?

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Scotland: There was long enemity between Scotland and England and England was threatened by the Auld Alliance between France and Soctland. This caused a problem for Henry because that alliance could be revived at any time during the war between France and England. 

France: Henry aimed to re-conquer France, more specifically Aquitane, as France had wealth and size that exceeded England. 

Spain: Newly unified, it offered England an alliance. It was strategically well placed so an invasion of France would be ideal as England would invade from…

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