Battle of Loudoun Hill, 1307 ⚔️ Scottish spearmen break English cavalry ⚔️ DOCUMENTARY


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🚩 In Ayrshire, some 10 miles from Kilmarnock, near the village of Darvel, stands a lonely but imposing outcrop of rock, a remnant of Scotland’s volcanic pre-history – Loudoun Hill. It was here on May 10th, 1307 that Robert the Bruce scored his first decisive victory over the forces of Edward I, the Plantagenet King of England, and began his delivery of Scotland’s independence. Some would argue that in winning the war, Bruce not only freed his land from the occupying Southern forces, but unified the fractured country into the Scotland that we recognise today.

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📢 Narrated by David McCallion

🎼 Music:

• Bannockburn 1314: Robert Bruce’s great victory (Peter Armstrong) ISBN: 978-1855326095
• Stirling Bridge & Falkirk 1297-98 (Pete Armstrong). ISBN: 978-1-84176-510-5
• Robert the Bruce, King of Scots (Ronald McNair Scott). ISBN: 978-1-78211-177-1
• A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain (Marc Morris). ISBN: 978-0-091-79684-6
• The Hammer of the Scots: Edward I and the Scottish Wars of Independence (David Santiuste). ISBN: 978-1-78159-012-6
• Edward I (Michael Prestwich). ISBN: 978-0-300-07157-3
• William Wallace: Brave Heart (James MacKay). ISBN: 9781780574288

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