The Battle of Otterburn took place in August 1388 between England and Scotland. The Scottish forces defeated the English, but the death of their leader the earl of Douglas made the battle something of a pyrrhic victory. The question of who should succeed him resulted in serious political upheaval, and the tensions that followed to some extent explain the failure of the Scots to follow up their victory at Otterburn...Continue Reading
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Posted by Kelly DeVries, Niccolò Capponi on 12 July 2019 11:10:00 BST In Military History, Featured
Today on the blog, authors Kelly DeVries and Niccolò Capponi, of Castagnaro 1387 give a fascinating overview of how their study on the battle of Castagnaro challenges the original narrative.Continue Reading
Posted by Stephen Turnbull on 28 August 2019 11:16:00 BST In Military History, Featured
In today's blog post, Stephen Turnbull, Osprey author and guest host of Geek Nation's Feudal Japan Tour, recounts what happened during the battle of Sekigahara.Continue Reading