The progress of the conflict between Scotland and England takes an
unexpected turn. The English had previously been in the ascendant,
as an English force under Sir Ralph Evers had succecssfully raided
the Border country as far as Melrose. Now, however, the Scots, led
by the Earls of Angus and Arran, gain an important victory defeat
at the Battle of Ancrum Moor.
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Editors. "Scots are victorious at Ancrum Moor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14712, accessed 27 May 2017.]