Tuesday, 30 August 2016

The Battle of Dunbar ECWS Major Muster September 17th – 18th 2016

A re-enactment and living history spectacular of the 17th Century. Large battle re-enactment, Drill Displays and Living History by the English Civil war Society. Depicting the tragic defeat of the Scots Army against Cromwell’s Commonwealth in 1650.
The Battle of Dunbar (3 September 1650) was a battle of the Third English Civil War. The English Parliamentarian forces under Oliver Cromwell defeated a Scottish army commanded by David Leslie which at that time was loyal to King Charles II, who they had proclaimed King of Scots, Charles was pronounced King of Great Britain, Ireland and France on 5 February 1649 following the execution of his father, Charles I. More info here

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