Bannockburn 1314: Robert Bruce's Great Victory by Peter ArmstrongBannockburn 1314: Robert Bruce's Great Victory by Peter Armstrong

Bannockburn 1314: Robert Bruce's Great Victory

byPeter ArmstrongIllustratorGraham Turner

Paperback | March 25, 2002

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Osprey's study of the Battle of Bannockburn, which was part of the First War of Scottish Independence (1296-1328) and the climax of the career of King Robert the Bruce. In 1307 King Edward I of England, 'The Hammer of the Scots' and nemesis of William Wallace, died and his son, Edward II, was not from the same mould. Idle and apathetic, he allowed the Scots the chance to recover from the grievous punishment inflicted upon them. By 1314 Bruce had captured every major English-held castle bar Stirling and Edward II took an army north to subdue the Scots. Pete Armstrong's account of this pivotal campaign culminates at the decisive battle of Bannockburn that finally won Scotland her independence.
Peter Armstrong went to Keswick School after which he travelled widely before taking a degree in Fine Art at Maidstone College of Art. He was an art teacher for several years but is now among other things the sculptor behind Border Miniatures, specialising in producing military miniatures from the medieval period. In the course of his ...
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Title:Bannockburn 1314: Robert Bruce's Great VictoryFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 25, 2002Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1855326094

ISBN - 13:9781855326095

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Table of Contents

Origins of the Campaign/Chronology/Opposing Commanders/The English: Edward II, The Earl of Pembroke, The Earl of Gloucester, Robert Clifford, Henry de Beaumont, Hugh Despencer; The Scots: Robert the Bruce, Edward Bruce, James Douglas, Randolph, Angus Og/Opposing armies/Opposing Plans/The Campaign/The Battle/The Aftermath/The Battlefield today/Bibliography/Index