Battle of Bannockburn: What was it all about?

“The Battle of Bannockburn seven years later will have to wait until the sequels.” Star Trek and Wonder Woman actor Chris Pine stars as Bruce, with Scots actor James Cosmo as his father. Stephen Dillane, who played Stannis Baratheon in hit TV series ...

An event last weekend to mark the Battle of Bannockburn turned sour when an ultra-nationalist group clashed with an Irish Republican flute band. The commemoration takes place annually with groups and individuals laying floral tributes and there are usually ...

The Battle of Bannockburn has been named as the most decisive battle fought in the British Isles, according to a recent poll by BBC News. The clash between King Edward II of England and Robert the Bruce amassed nearly 60,000 votes, with 33% of participants ...

A DRAMATIC new work of art depicting the Battle of Bannockburn, which dozens of real people have paid to be featured in, has been unveiled at the historic site. More than 600 figures are featured in Chris Rutterford’s 30-metre long mural, on which he ...

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English. The revamped visitor's ...

The battle of Bannockburn, fought over two days in June 1314, saw King Robert I of Scotland (Robert Bruce) obliterate a substantially larger army led by King Edward II of England. This public, personal and political humiliation for “Proud Edward”, sent ...

Find out why Stirling Castle is the bloody heart of Scotland. It saw the Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, win a key victory over the English forces of King Edward II, despite being outnumbered two-to-one and facing what was regarded as the finest army in ... Battle of Bannockburn: What was it all about?

Scotland celebrates the 700th anniversary of its struggle for independence in 2014, and you can raise a glass of Laphroaig Scoth to join the wee party. This is a huge year for Scotland. They're hosting the Commonwealth Games and golf's Ryder Cup.

Archaeologists launched a bid to uncover the site one of the most famous battles in Scottish history -- in the grounds of a police headquarters. Central Scotland Police's headquarters at Randolphfield, Stirling, is named after Sir Thomas Randolph, one of ...

Source : http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-27900285

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