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Battle of the Pass of Brander

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  • Sir James Douglas of Lothian, Lord Douglas (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 son of Si...
  • Sir John MacDougall, 5th of Dunollie and of Lorn (1265 - 1317)
    Burke's Peerage 107th Edition Vol II page 2480 Sir John MacDougall of Dunollie and of Lorn ; called Ian Bacach or Lame John, who defeated Robert I at Dalree 1306 and won from him hi brooch, now k...
  • 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

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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Bridge of Awe, Lorne, Scotland


Victory for Robert the Bruce


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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