Otterburn 1388

Bloody border conflict

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In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as 'the best fought and the most severe' battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert Bruce's victory over the English at Bannockburn in 1314. Using all the contemporary sources, this book details the events that led up to the clash on the borders, examines the opposing armies, their weaponry and their commanders – including the Douglases on the Scots side and the Percys on the English – and gives a full account of the battle and its aftermath.

Product details

Published Jan 20 2013
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781472800725
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 18 b/w; 56 col
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 164
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Stephen Walsh

Stephen Walsh studied art at the North East Wales…

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