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Battle of the Pass of Brander

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Battle of the Pass of Brander

Part of the Wars of Scottish Independence and of the civil war between the Bruce and Balliol factions

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Date:

1308/9

Location:

Bridge of Awe, Lorne, Scotland

Result

Victory for Robert the Bruce

Belligerents

Scottish Royal Army

  • Strength Unknown
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Casualties and losses Unknown
  • Captives

Clan MacDougall of Carlisle and Clan MacNaghten

  • Strength unknown
  • Commanders and leaders
  • Alexander MacDougall the Lord of Lorne, who was too old and sick to take part in the fighting, lay in his castle at Dunstaffnage.
  • John Bacach son of Alexander
  • Casualties and losses Very High
  • Captives

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References, Sources and Further Reading

  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson