Bannockburn 1314

Robert Bruce’s great victory

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Bannockburn 1314

Robert Bruce’s great victory

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Bannockburn was the climax of the career of King Robert the Bruce. In 1307 King Edward I of England, 'The Hammer of the Scots' and nemesis of William Wallace, died and his son, Edward II, was not from the same mould. Idle and apathetic, he allowed the Scots the chance to recover from the grievous punishment inflicted upon them. By 1314 Bruce had captured every major English-held castle bar Stirling and Edward II took an army north to subdue the Scots. Pete Armstrong's account of this pivotal campaign culminates at the decisive battle of Bannockburn that finally won Scotland her independence.

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Published Sep 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781846035579
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 65 b/w; 37 col
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 102
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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