"Bannockburn 1314: A New History
by Chris Brown
To be published 11th January 2010, priced £12.99
A history of the most celebrated battle between Scotland and England in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert The Bruce defeated over 15,000 of Edward II's troops.
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- The most comprehensive history of the battle ever undertaken.
- The author’s conclusions rewrite the history books.
- A new look at the terrain where the battle was fought.
- Recreates the campaign and battle from the perspectives of both the Scots and English.
- In-depth investigation of the contemporary narrative sources and the administrative records.
- Major reassessment of the Scottish victory against the English.
- 25 colour illustrations and 25 b&w illustrations.
Chris Brown is an acknowledged expert on medieval
To be published by The History Press, this looks worth picking up. I hope to publish a review nearer the time of publication.