Bannockburn

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a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland

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Roy Ramsey as Robert The Bruce re-enacts the Battle of Bannockburn
The newly opened Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre features a 3D re-creation with a hands-on experience where you take control of an army division.
The company is currently working with the National Trust of Scotland and Historic Scotland to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn between Robert the Bruce and Edward II in a 3D game, giving centre visitors control of their ar mies.
The NTSO new Battle of Bannockburn experience will open in 2014 featuring 3D technology that promises visitors an immediate experience of medieval warriors in the heart of the battle.
While sailing south in 1314 after his defeat by Robert the Bruce at the battle of Bannockburn, King Edward II entered Hartlepool for supplies.
EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An all-star concert to herald the opening of the Ryder Cup, a huge flotilla to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge, Europe's biggest brass band festival and a thrilling re-enactment of the Battle of Bannockburn are just some of the spectacular events that will form Scotland's 2014 Year of Homecoming.
Bruce went on to rally his troops, and on June 24 1314, with the Scots outnumbered more than three-to-one by the English, the Scots defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn.
Salmond, whose Scottish National Party (SNP) has a majority in the Scottish parliament, responded by saying there would be a referendum in 2014, the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.
The party is hoping to exploit two events in 2014, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn when the Scots vanquished an English army, to create momentum for a breakaway.
The kilt was best used at the battle of Bannockburn in 1314 to moon King Edward just before William Wallace and Robert the Bruce routed the English and sent them back to their land with their tails between their legs.
The Scottish victory in the decisive Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 meant that Scotland would not simply become an appendage to England but would remain a free and independent state.
Don't they know that the Battle of Bannockburn took place almost seven centuries ago?
The Battle of Bannockburn 2005 was scheduled to take place twice over the weekend - once yesterday and once today.
The harbour is believed to have disappeared under tonnes of silt over the centuries since it was built by Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, after his defeat at the Battle of Bannockburn.
The distinction between past and present is most heavily maintained in the opening episodes, "The Road to Byzantium" and "Bannockburn," where a young Thorfinn dreams his journey with a band of Norsemen traveling down the Volga to Constantinople in the 1100s and his journey as squire to the Battle of Bannockburn (1314).