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  The Strategy and Tactics of the Scottish Armies 1296-1314  
 
 

The Strategy and Tactics of the Scottish Armies 1296-1314

Ewan J. Innes, MA(Hons Scot. Hist.) FSA Scot

1989

Synopsis:  This essay describes the strategy and tactics used by the commanders of the Scottish armies during the period 1296 to 1314.

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Map references are given thus: [Map A (4)]

Battle of Dunbar 1296  A. Battle of Dunbar. page 1(a)
Battle of Stirling Bridge 1297 B. Battle of Stirling Bridge  page 4(a)
Battle of Falkirk 1298 C. Battle of Falkirk page 6(a)
Battle of the Pass of Brander 1308 D. Pass of Brander page 9(a)
Battle of Bannockburn 1314 Map 1 E. Battle of Bannockburn - Map x page 12(a)
Battle of Bannockburn 1314 Map 2 E. Battle of Bannockburn - Map y page 13(a)
From Ordnance Survey maps:
  • NS 87/97 Falkirk (south)
  • NN 02/12 Loch Awe (north)
  • NT 67/77 Dunbar (Pathfinder 409)
Old Ordnance survey Maps
  • Stirling North 1896- Stirling sheet 10.15
  • St. Ninians 1896- Stirling Sheet 17.07

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