The History of Leith

March 18, 2007

Hill of a fight looming over Bannockburn

IT PLAYED a key role in the greatest ever Scottish victory over the English but – almost 700 years after the fight ended – it now faces annihilation.

Robert the Bruce’s camp followers sheltered behind what became Gillies Hill during the 14th-century Battle of Bannockburn until their legendary, and decisive, charge against the enemy towards the end of the conflict. for more click here

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