[ban-uh k-burn, ban-uh k-burn]
- a village in central Scotland: site of the victory (1314) of the Scots under Robert the Bruce over the English, which assured the independence of Scotland.
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It appears that the wars that started on the fields of Bannockburn and Stirling have come to America.'Many of the Militiamen Here are Ethnic Scots-Irish Tribesmen'
April 25, 2013
The rhyme which the Scottish maidens sang about Bannockburn is lost.The Balladists
The second is in the valley of the Teith (Stirling, Bannockburn, etc.).Up To Date Business
Berwick was regained, and Bannockburn, it seemed, was avenged.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)
Samuel R. Gardiner.
Walter, who then held the office of Steward, was knighted on the field of Bannockburn.Royal Edinburgh
Such was probably the equipment of the leading knights at Bannockburn.The Bruce
- a village in central Scotland, south of Stirling: nearby is the site of a victory (1314) of the Scots, led by Robert the Bruce, over the English. Pop: 7396 (2001)
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