The History of Leith

April 25, 2005

The Battle of Dunbar

The Battle of Dunbar 1650
In 1650 Oliver Cromwell failed to capture Leith and retreated to Dunbar and the Scots army was mustered on Leith Links were the Scot’s Commanders seen their army reduced by fanatical Scots ministers. This army much depleted marched against Cromwell and defeat.

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