Otterburn 1388: Bloody border conflict (Campaign)

Otterburn 1388: Bloody border conflict (Campaign)

Peter Armstrong


Osprey's exam of the conflict of Otterburn, which was once a part of the continual Anglo-Scottish border conflicts. In his Chronicles, Froissart defined Otterburn as 'the top fought and the main serious' conflict of his time. Fought at Redesdale, in Northumberland, in August 1388, the conflict originated from the continued battle among the Scots and the English yet quickly descended right into a own feud among the Scottish extended family, Douglas, and the aristocratic English family members, Percy. This booklet information the occasions that led as much as this conflict at the borders, utilizing all of the modern assets, provides an entire account of the conflict and examines the opposing armies and their weaponry, in addition to the personalities of Black Douglas and Henry 'Hotspur' Percy.

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