27th of April,the year of our lord 1296
Preliminary                               This Guy                             England, Scotland & Ireland are Independa...
AND SO!                               Conflict soon arises about  English-possessed Gascony England goes to war with Fr...
Invasion of Scotland!                                Berwick, a rich merchant city is  sacked! The scottish flee, take ...
The Battle                                Scots charge downhill, hoping to scatter the English English stand firm and d...
Aftermath                               The leading general, Red Comyn, and others captured The English press ever forw...
Summary             What         Battle of Dunbar Who          King Edward 1                “Longshanks” Where      ...
 Sources                    http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/batt  leswars12011400/p/dunbar1296.htm http://midgleyw...
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  1. 1. 27th of April,the year of our lord 1296
  2. 2. Preliminary This Guy  England, Scotland & Ireland are Independant Countries King Edward I of England desires major crusade in the Holy Land BUT Conflict between France and Aragon (of Spain) erupts into a war
  3. 3. AND SO!  Conflict soon arises about English-possessed Gascony England goes to war with France  Concentrate on Gascony in the south  Alliances with the Low countries from the north Scottish refuse to send men to fight France Make Truce with France Edward opens war on Scotland (Braveheart)
  4. 4. Invasion of Scotland!  Berwick, a rich merchant city is sacked! The scottish flee, take refuge in Dunbar Castle English, after a month of rest, attack with 12 000 men. The Scots have the highground, outnumber the English with 3 to 1.
  5. 5. The Battle  Scots charge downhill, hoping to scatter the English English stand firm and disciplined The Scottish lose morale and retreat English take Dunbar Castle
  6. 6. Aftermath  The leading general, Red Comyn, and others captured The English press ever forward to take Edinborough Castle, which held out a week After taking castles at Perth, Stirling, Roxburgh John Ballial resigns kingdom on July 2nd Scotland falls as kingdom six days later
  7. 7. Summary  What  Battle of Dunbar Who  King Edward 1 “Longshanks” Where Dunbar, near Edinborough, Scotland When March – Sack of Berwick, English invasion 27th of April 1296 Scots are defeated at Dunbar July – John Balliol abdicates
  8. 8.  Sources  http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/batt leswars12011400/p/dunbar1296.htm http://midgleywebpages.com/edward1.h tml http://www.brucetrust.co.uk/chronology. html

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