History of Leith, Edinburgh

December 4, 2013

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh,on the banks of the River Esk near Musselburgh, Scotland on 10 September 1547, was part of the conflict known as the Rough Wooing. It was the last pitched battle between Scottish and English armies, and is seen as the first modern battle in the British Isles. It was a catastrophic defeat for Scotland, and became known there as Black Saturday. for more click here

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