- a village in central Northumberland, in NE England: battle of Chevy Chase 1388.
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The Battle of Otterburn was fought on the 19th of August 1388.A Bundle of Ballads
By it went the road from Jedburgh, and in it is the site of the Battle of Otterburn, 1388.The Bruce
One of the Halls of Otterburn, Northumberland, and a magistrate for the county.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2
It is the immortality of song which preserves the memory of Otterburn.In the Border Country
W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
His youth and early manhood were spent at Otterburn, in Redesdale, where his father rented a farm.
- a village in NE England, in central Northumberland: scene of a battle (1388) in which the Scots, led by the earl of Douglas, defeated the English, led by Hotspur