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Historical Tales of the Wars of Scotland
Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

In 1547 a large Scottish army confronted an English force commanded by the Duke of Somerset. The English invasion was to be halted at Musselburgh, with the Scots holding a defensive line along the river Esk. On the 10th September, after opting to attack, the Scottish force was comprehensibly defeated on what became known as "Black Saturday".

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