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Battle of the Pass of Brander

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  • Sir John MacDougall, 5th of Dunollie and of Lorn (1269 - c.1317)
    Eóin or John of Argyll (Latin: Johannes de Ergadia) or John of Lorne, also known as John MacDougall (Scottish Gaelic: Eóin MacDubhgaill (med) or Iain MacDhùghaill), was a Scottis...
  • Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots (1274 - 1329)
    Robert I of Scotland Roibeard Brús Raibeart I na h-Alba Robert I av Skottland English Monarchs, The House of Bruce, Robert the Bruce
  • Sir James Douglas of Lothian (c.1286 - 1330)
    Sir James Douglas (also known as Guid Sir James and the Black Douglas), (1286 – August 25, 1330), was a Scottish soldier and knight who fought in the Scottish Wars of Independence. He was a so...

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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  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson

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