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Battle of Dupplin Moor

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Battle of Dupplin Moor

A significant battle of the Second War of Scottish Independence, fought between supporters of the child David II, the son of Robert the Bruce, and rebels supporting the Balliol claim

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Date:

10-11 August 1332

Location:

Dupplin Moor, Scone, Perthshire

Result

Decisive tactical victory for Balliol

Belligerents

Bruce Loyalists

  • Strength 10,000–15,000 men
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Casualties and losses

2000-13,000, including -

  • Captives

Balliol supporters and English allies

  • Strength 1500–3000
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Casualties and losses

33

  • Captives

Causes

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References, Sources and Further Reading

  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson