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Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles 1307-1323

Michael Brown


The battle of Bannockburn, fought on the fields south of Stirling at midsummer 1314, is the best-known event in the history of Medieval Scotland. It was a unique event. The clash of two armies, each led by a king, followed a clear challenge to a battle to determine the status of Scotland and its survival as a separate realm. As a key point in the Anglo-Scottish wars of the fourteenth century, the battle has been extensively discussed, but Bannockburn was also a pivotal event in the history of the British Isles. This book analyses the road to Bannockburn, the campaign of 1314 and the aftermath ... More

Keywords: Bannockburn, Stirling, Medieval Scotland, Anglo-Scottish wars, fourteenth century, campaign of 1314, battle, Medieval British Isles, nations, identities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748633326
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633326.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Brown, author