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SCOTTISH KNIGHT, 12th CENTURY Ian Heath

Illustration & notes - Medieval Cavalry from Scotland

In 1401 Owain Glyndwr began a campaign for Welsh independence. He was crowned Prince of Wales at Carrog on the banks of the Dee and set up a parliament at Machynlleth. In 1402 Edmund Mortimer, Lord of Wigmore, who had been sent by Henry IV to put down the revolt, met the Welsh at Pilleth on Bryn Glas Hill. Owains army totally destroyed the English forces and captured Mortimer, who threw in his lot with Owain.

In 1401 Owain Glyndwr began a campaign for Welsh independence. He was crowned…

Where James IV Was Killed. Flodden Field.

Flodden Field Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland

Battle of Muret on 12 September 1213 the Crusading army of Simon IV de Montfort defeated the Catharist, Aragonese and Catalan forces of Peter II of Aragon, at Muret near Toulouse.  When Montfort's first squadron charged the field, the Aragonese cavalry was crushed and Peter himself was unhorsed. He cried out, "I am the king!" but was killed regardless. With the realization that their king had been killed, the Aragonese forces broke in panic and fled, pursued by Montfort's Crusaders.

Battle of Muret on 12 September 1213 the Crusading army of Simon IV de Montfort…

the Battle of Bannockburn took place on Sunday, june 23 1314..   It was a significant Scottish victory in the Wars of Scottish Independence. It was the decisive battle in the First War of Scottish Independence.   Robert the Bruce had rebelled against the English and was attempting to forge an independant Scotland.

The Battle of Bannockburn took place on Sunday, June It was a significant Scottish victory in the Wars of Scottish Independence. Robert the Bruce had rebelled against the English and was attempting to forge an independant Scotland.

JAMES IV, King of Scotland, eldest son of James III, was born on the 17th of March 1473. He was nominally the leader of the rebels who defeated the troops of James III at the Sauchieburn in June 1488, and became king when his father was killed.

James IV, King of Scotland, Husband of Margaret Tudor, grandfather of Mary Queen of Scots James IV March 1473 – 9 September was King of Scots from 11 June 1488 to his death. He is generally regarded as the most successful of the Stuart monarc

the tomb of Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Stuart, the last Queen of an independent Scotland. Her tomb, created by her son James I and VI of England and Scotland. Today, February is the anniversary of her execution by Elizabeth Tudor

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