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Genealogy In Scotland March 5, 2018

Filed under: Ancestors,Battle of Flodden Field,Burial Grounds,Genealogy — Janet @ 9:51 pm

6d737e97-0354-4dcd-b937-8a4df5725681  my recent research has been in the area around Perth

Flodden Fields  I have been finding a number of ancestors who died on Sept 9 1513 in the Battle of Flodden Fields in the North of England


143998159_1466533965  Dirleton Castle

e30d4b09-a2ee-44b2-ad25-83c21b5a037d  Ruthven Castle



Battle Of Flodden Field September 5, 2015

The Battle of Flodden Field – a famous battle in the history of the British Isles.  What a shiver I feel to find that some of MY ANCESTORS  fought and died in this battle.  Did I sort of intuitively know this when we studied English history in Belmont High School “way back” in 1953-54?

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  • The Battle of Flodden or Flodden Field or occasionally Battle of Branxton was a conflict between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland. The battle was fought in the county of Northumberland in northern England on 9 Sep…