- Chaseabout Raid
Chaseabout Raid Part of French Wars of Religion
The 1st Earl of Moray.
Date 1565 Location Lowlands of Scotland Result Victory for Mary Belligerents Scotland Protestant rebels Commanders and leaders Mary, Queen of Scots James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray Strength Unknown Unknown Casualties and losses Unknown Unknown
There were fears that her marriage to Darnley signaled a return to Roman Catholicism. Moray is reported to have declared that he aimed at nothing else than "the maintenance of the true religion."
Mary set out for Stirling on 26 August 1565 to confront them, and returned to Edinburgh the following month to raise more troops. Moray failed to gather significant support and the rebellion was easily crushed by Mary, forcing Moray to flee. 
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