Battle of Halidon Hill - Battlefields Trust

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    "In the early part of the 14th century the fragile and volatile relationship between England and Scotland was placed on a more even keel with the Treaty of Northampton in 1328. As part of the Treaty the young son of King Robert I of Scotland was married to the sister of King Edward III of England, and Scotland was assured political autonomy. The following year Robert died leaving his son and heir only five years old. The young boy was crowned King David II at Scone in 1331. But Edward Balliol, son of the former King John, continued to press his claim to the Scottish throne...."
  • Owner

    Battlefields Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/medieval/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=16
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 7 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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