Battle of Otterburn - English Heritage

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    "In 1388 the Scots decided to take advantage of the disunity caused in England by the power struggle between King Richard II and the Lords Appellant by mounting a large scale cross-border raid. James, Earl of Douglas, led a force into Northumberland. As they returned northwards, the Scots paused at Otterburn where, in pursuit of a chivalric challenge to Douglas, Henry Percy ('Hotspur') led an English army into attack..."
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    Link: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/caring/listing/battlefields/battle-of-otterburn
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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