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The English and the battle of Bannockburnlocked

(act. 1314)
  • Andy King

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On 17 or 18 June 1314, King Edward II marched into Scotland at the head of a large army. A week later, at the hands of the Scottish king Robert I, also known to history as Robert Bruce, he suffered one of the worst battlefield defeats ever inflicted on English forces....

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