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On this day: The Treaty of Berwick is signed

On 3rd October 1357, the Treaty of Berwick was signed at Berwick-upon-Tweed. It ended the Second War of Scottish Independence (1332-1357) and saw the release...

Battle of Largs

On 2nd October 1263, the Battle of Largs was fought between a Scottish army commanded by Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland, and a Norse-Hebridean...

On this day: Battle of Dunbar 1650

On the 3rd September 1650, English Parliamentarians commanded by Oliver Cromwell decisively defeat a Scottish Covenanter army led by David Leslie, Lord Newark, at...

On this day: Battle of the Standard

On the 22nd August 1138, the Battle of the Standard (also known as the Battle of Northallerton) was fought between a Scottish army under...

On this day: Battle of Dunkeld

On 21st August 1689, in the Battle of Dunkeld, 5000 Jacobites under the command of Alexander Cannon attack a Scottish Government force of 800 Cameronians,...

The birth of King Robert III of Scotland

On 14 August 1337, the future King Robert III of Scotland was born at Scone Palace, outside Perth. Robert III was christened John, but in...