The outflanking tactic of the English army forced the Scottish army to move from their strong position on Flodden Ridge.  They moved to a new position at Branxton where the English army had chosen to position themselves.

View from where the Scottish army was positioned at Branxton:

Flodden Fields

Flodden Fields

The view from the English position can be seen on a previous post.

***Index to my posts on Flodden.***

7 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2009

7 Responses to “Flodden Field Battle Trail – Part 6”

  1. jameshigham says:

    Looking at that, the pointlessness of war springs to mind. Such beautiful countryside.

  2. ubermouth says:

    LOvely pictures, Cherie. Note the giraffe in the tree?

  3. Phidelm says:

    Gorgeous peaceful scene … time heals, I suppose. Just read a post on another favourite blog to the effect that we’re ‘all shadows’.

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