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Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

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Battle of Pinkie Cleugh 1547 (re-enactment highlights)

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Battles of East Lothian 3: Pinkie Cleugh

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GibBriterish

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Doon Pinkie Cleugh

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in the midst of battle

The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, sometimes known as the Battle of Pinkie, took place on 10 September 1547 on the banks of the River Esk near Musselburgh, Scotland. The last pitched battle between Scottish and English armies, it was part of the conflict known as the Rough Wooing, and is considered to be the first modern battle in the British Isles. It was a catastrophic defeat for Scotland, where it became known as Black Saturday.
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  • Background 

  • Campaign 

  • Prelude 

  • Battle 

  • Aftermath 

  • The Battle site today: Commemoration 

  • Casualties 

  • Bibliography