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Battles involving the Douglases 

Members of the Douglas family fought on many battlefields around the world.  Here, we focus mainly on Scottish battles, but include some notable ones elsewhere, for example Teba and Verneuil.

 

Battles of the two World Wars are omitted - at least for the time being.  But if you can contribute details, then I would be pleased to include them!

 

 

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  • Ancrum Moor BattleAncram Moor

    Archibald, Earl of Angus beat Sir Ralph Evers/Evre & Sir Brian Latoun/Laiton/Layton 




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  • Bannockburn

    Bannockburn

    Robert the Bruce, with The Black Douglas at his side, beat the English in 1314





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  • Battle of Berwick

    Berwick

    Edward I beat Scottish Nobles (Sir Wm Douglas, Le Hardi) and afterwards massacred the towns 16,000 inhabitants.



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  • Battle of Bauge

    Bauge

    The French army, consisting mainly of Scots, defeated the English in this 100 Years war battle.




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  • Batttle of Culloden

    Cullloden

    This was the final confrontation of the 1745 Jacobite Rising.  Culloden decisively halted the Jacobite intent to overthrow the House of Hanover.

     

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  • Battle of DunbarDunbar

    A battle of the Third English Civil War when the English Parliamentarian forces under Oliver Cromwell defeated a Scottish army.

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  • Battle of Flodden Field

    Flodden Field

    More than 10,000 Scots, including King James IV, were killed in this significant defeat for Scotland.



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  • Battle of Homildon HillHomildon Hill

    Archibald, 4th Earl of Douglas was taken prisoner by Sir Henry Percy at Homildon Hill.




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  • Battle of Neville's CrossNeville's Cross

    The battle was disastrous for the Scots, whose King was captured and imprisoned and many men were lost.

     


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  • Nattle of OtterburnOtterburn

    The battle of Otterburn was a Scottish victory, though not a resounding one as their leader James, Earl Douglas was killed.



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  • Battle of TebaTeba

    The Good Sir James died at Teba, carrying Robert the Bruce's heart to the holy Land.

     



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Battle of Airds Moss, 1680
Battle of Ancrum Moor, 1545
Battle of Annan, 1332
Battle of Arkinhom, 1455
Battle of Bannockburn, 1314
Battle of Bauge, 1421
Battle of Berwick
Battle of Blue Licks, 1782
Battle of Bothwell Brig, 1679
Battle of Carberry Hill, 1567
Battle of Chevy Chase, 1388
Battle of Cockburnspath, 1400
Battle of Corrichie, 1562
Battle of Crichtondene, 1388
Battle of Culblean, 1335
Battle of Culloden, 1746
Battle of Dornock, 1333
Battle of Drumclog, 1679
Battle of Dryffe Sands
Battle of Dunbar, 1296
Battle of Dunbar, 1650
Battle of Dunkeld, 1689
Battle of Dupplin Moor, 1332
Battle of Edinburgh, 1520
Battle of Falkirk, 1298
Battle of Falkirk, 1746
Battle of Flodden - 1513
Battle of Fontenoy, 1745
Battle of Hadden Rigg, 1542
Battle of Halidon Hill, 1333
Battle of Harlaw, 1411
Battle of Hartlepool, 1312
Battle of Humbleton Hill, 1402
Battle of Kings Mountain
Battle of Kirtie, 1484
Battle of Lanark, 1073 and 1297
Battle of Langside, 1568
Battle of Largs, 1263
Battle of Linlithgow Bridge
Battle of Lintalee, 1317
Battle of Linthaughlee, 1317
Battle of Long Hermiston Moor, 1406
Battle of Loudon Hill and Drumclog
Battle of Loudon Hill, 1296
Battle of Lundy's Lane, 1814
Battle of Melrose
Battle of Moranside, 1385
Battle of Myton, 1319
Battle of Neville's Cross, 1346
Battle of Nisbet Moor, 1355 and 1402
Battle of Otterburn, 1388
Battle of Pinkie, 1547
Battle of Piper Dene, 1435
Battle of Poitiers, 1356
Battle of Redheugh Dean
Battle of Saints, 1782
Battle of Sauchieburn, 1488
Battle of Sheriffmuir, 1715
Battle of Shrewsbury, 1403
Battle of Skaithmuir,1316
Battle of Skirmish Hill
Battle of Solway Moss, 1542
Battle of St Bride, 1010
Battle of Stanhope Park, 1327
Battle of Steinkirk, 1692
Battle of Stirling Bridge, 1297
Battle of Teba, 1330
Battle of the River Sark, 1448
Battle of the Ushant, 1778 and 1794
Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
Battle of Verneuil, 1424
Battle of Worcester, 1651
Cleanse the Causeway, 1520
Dehli Mutiny, 1857
Sacking of Newcastle, 1402
Seige of Edinburgh Castle
Spanish Armada
Tantallon Siege, 1651
The battle of the Bismark and sinking of HMS Hood, May 1941
The Crimean War
Weardale Campaign
For:
Kwamagwasa, Zululand, 1879.  See Lt James Douglas
Seige of Alnwick, see Alnwick Castle

 

 

 

 

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