Flodden


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a hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513

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a battle in 1513

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Along the street at the church, a stream of visitors was getting a guided tour of the Flodden Peace Garden, sunhats a-plenty and not a raincoat in sight.
Bits of the so-called Flodden Wall, built in Edinburgh after the battle as a defence in case the English invaded, are also still visible today.
The proposed site was on a hillside about a kilometre from Flodden Field near Branxton, where King James IV of Scotland was killed during a battle with an English army under the control of the Earl of Surrey.
Yet the greatest tragedy of Flodden was that it need not have been fought at all.
William and Elizabeth Allis, of the Flodden, Northumberland, branch of the Young Archaeologists Club (YAC), won the national Dig It Excavation Competition and the chance to work on a real archaeological site.
The core team of six riders, headed by charity chief Major General Evelyn Webb-Carter, set off from Callaly Castle near Alnwick on Sunday flanked by fellow riders as they headed to Otterburn - scene of a battle in 1388 - and Flodden, site of the 1513 battle near Wooler.
Crawford, 47, of Flodden Close, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, denies being the owner of a dog dangerously out of control.
Cornhill is an up-and-coming rural village with spectacular views and walks along the magnificent River Tweed with many historical local attractions including the famous Flodden Battle Field And the Cornhill shop and coffee shop is an ideal place to stop for some light refreshments and home-baking.
Stephen's nightmare started when he delivered a parcel to Mark and Carol Crawford's home in Flodden Close, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, on September 7.
The excavations are the latest in a series by the Flodden 500 Archaeological project.
Writing poetry at Flodden Field, Lindisfarne and Dunstanburgh Castle.
Flodden 1513 COMMEMORATIONS of the 500th anniversary of the historic battle were co-ordinated by the Flodden 1513 'ecomuseum', a collection of sites linked to the battle which include the battle site itself, Norham Castle, Etal Castle, Edinburgh's Flodden Wall and the Fletcher Monument in Selkirk.
The castle dates back to the 14th Century and was where King James IV of Scotland spent his last night before his fatal battle on Flodden Field in 1513.
THE commemoration of the passing of 500 years since the Battle of Flodden in Northumberland was more than the marking of a significant anniversary.