13th Century

The Battle at Stirling Bridge

The Battle at Stirling Bridge

In the First War of Scottish Independence, one of the key battles was the Battle at Stirling Bridge which took place on September 11, 1297. The Scottish soldiers were able to defeat the English Army near the town of Stirling on the River Forth despite being outnumbered. The bridge at Stirling was a narrow, two-lane wooden bridge. In 1297, that ...

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