Art prints of the Battle of Flodden
9th September 1513 These medieval art prints by leading military
historical artists. Battle of Flodden. While King Henry VIII was invading France, King James
IV of Scotland crossed the tweed into Northern England with a Scots Army
of 50,000. With the majority of the English army away in France, the defense
of England was left to Thomas Howard Earl of Surrey with an army of
25,000 men. the murderous storm of arrows from the English longbow men
cut though he Scottish Schiltrons (dense circles of Spearman). The English
cavalry exploited this, cutting through the Scots infantry. this was
followed by hand to hand fighting, with the English infantry
slaughtering the surviving Scots. at the end of the battle King
James IV was dead, along with most of the Scottish nobles. the battle
was the last battle to be won by the longbow.
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The Battle of Flodden.
The September of 1513 saw King James IV invade England with the largest and most confident army Scotland has yet seen. But within a few short days, nearly 10,000 of these proud warriors would be laying dead on Flodden Field. Among the hacked corpses would be the body of King James himself. This is the story of the most catastrophic military defeat in Scotlands history. For a turquoise ring and a foolish promise, James IV had risked, and lost, everything. This DVD includes dramatic and authentic battle re-enactments and the very latest in computer graphics to help tell this chapter in the bloody story of the conflicts between England and Scotland. Narrated by Terry Molloy.
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