Bannockburn

Battle For Liberty

John Sadler

The Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 was one of the decisive battles of British history. The impact of the Scottish victory on the fate of the two kingdoms means the battle is ripe for the vivid reassessment in this fascinating book. The Scottish victory led to Scotland retaining its freedom, and to the continuation of the war.
Date Published :
July 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156733

Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 256
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Overview
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The Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 was one of the decisive battles of British history. The bitter hostility between England and Scotland which had continued since 1296, the contrasting characters of the opposing commanders Edward II and Robert the Bruce, the strategy of the campaign and the tactics of the battle itself - all these elements combine to make the event one of absorbing and lasting interest.

The enormous impact of the Scottish victory on the fate of the two kingdoms means the battle is ripe for the vivid and scholarly reassessment that John Sadler provides in this fascinating book. The Scottish victory meant that Scotland would not simply become an appendage to England but would remain a free and independent state – it also implied the war would continue…

About The Author
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John Sadler's main specialty is in military history, as an accomplished author, lecturer, battlefield tour guide, heritage professional and historical interpreter. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Sunderland Centre For Lifelong Learning since 1998. He lives in the North East of England.

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