The battle of Otterburn
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The battle of Otterburn 19th August 1388 by C. F. Wesencraft

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Published by Athena in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England .
Written in English

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Statementby C.F. Wesencraft.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/10177 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1660627M
ISBN 100946851050
LC Control Number91223701

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  In his Chronicles, Froissart described Otterburn as 'the best fought and the most severe' battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale, in Northumberland, in August , the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English but rapidly desce Osprey's examination of the Battle of Otterburn, which was part of the continuous /5. The Battle of Otterburn took place according to Scottish sources on 5 August , [1] [2] or 19 August according to English sources, [3] [4] as part of the continuing border skirmishes between the Scottish and English.. The best remaining record of the battle is from Jean Froissart's Chronicles in which he claims to have interviewed veterans from both sides of the battle. A: The Battle of Otterburn A.1 YT fell abowght the Lamasse tyde, Whan husbondes wynnes ther haye, The dowghtye Dowglasse bowynd hym to ryde, In Ynglond to take a praye. A.2 The yerlle of Fyffe, wythowghten stryffe, He bowynd hym over Sulway; The grete wolde ever to-gether ryde; That raysse they may rewe for aye. A.3 Over Hoppertope hyll they cam in, And so down by Rodclyffe . Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries.

The Battle of Otterburn () was fought on a moonlight night between a Scottish force under Sir James Douglas and an English army under Sir Henry ‘Hotspur’ Percy. The latter had lost a pennon to the former and resolved to get it back. The battle was a Scottish victory but Douglas was killed and Percy forged his reputation in the best traditions of the age. The Colour of the Otterburn Society being hoisted high over the ramparts of the Otterburn Tower. It was in the spirit of this that the gentlemen of the Otterburn Society agreed that it would be appropriate for the society to possess a Colour. The society Colour was designed by the Heraldic Officer and presented for the first time at Otterburn XXIX.   History of the Battle of Otterburn Hardcover – Aug by Robert White (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Robert White. The Battle of Otterburn. Trad - Child It fell aboot the Lammas tide when muir-men win their hay (Lammas tide - autumn term-time) The doughty Earl o' Douglas rade intae England to catch him a prey (doughty - strong) He has chosen the Lindseys light, wi' them the Gordons gay The Earl o' Fife without in strife and Sir Hugh Montgomery.

In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as ‘the best fought and the most severe&#; battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August , the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert Bruce&#;s victory over the English at Bannockburn in Using all the contemporary sources, this book details the events that. The Battle of Otterburn. How Sir Henry Percy and His Brother with a Good Number of Men of Arms and Archers Went after the Scots, to Win Again His Pennon That the Earl Douglas Had Won before Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and How They Assailed the Scots before Otterburn in Their Lodgings. Froissart, Jean. The Chronicles of Froissart. The Harvard Classics. The Battle of Otterburn took place in August between England and Scotland. The Scottish forces defeated the English, but the death of their leader the earl of Douglas made the battle . Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (–).The Oxford Book of Ballads. The Battle of Otterburn.