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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…