NS7990 : Battle of Bannockburn Timeline

taken 10 years ago, near to Chartershall, Stirling, Scotland

Battle of Bannockburn Timeline
Battle of Bannockburn Timeline
Sculpted in stone outside the recently revamped visitor centre. The inscribed chronology reads:
1313 - Edward II announces an invasion for the following summer
May 1314 - Edward Bruce gets agreement that Stirling Castle will surrender at
midsummer if not relieved by the English
23 June 1314 - Henry de Bohun charges at Robert Bruce who kills him with his axe
The English vanguard is driven off
A detachment of English cavalry try to reach Stirling Castle but are intercepted
Edward II's army cross the Bannockburn and camp on the carse
24 June 1314 - The Scots break cover and march towards the English army
Scottish schiltrons advance and drive the English cavalry back
King Robert's army rout the English archers
Scottish spearmen triumph in fierce hand-to-hand fighting
The English army break ranks. Edward II flees.
1320 - The Declaration of Arbroath proclaims Scotland's right to freedom

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Educational sites Place: Bannockburn Primary Subject: Battlefield other tags: Battlefield Timeline Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · King of Scots [12] · Visitor Centre [7] · English Army [6] · Fight for Freedom [5] · June 1314 [5] · Stirling Castle [4] ·
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 27 May, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7964 9055 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:5.5520N 3:56.1679W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7967 9057
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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