|Northunbria is a region of battlefields, from Romans to
Roundheads; armies have marched and countermarched over its many acres. In the centuries
before the Union many a Scottish King used the Eastern seaboard as his key into England
and more than one had cause to regret.
glad to see the Tweed again and there was an abundance of those who left their bones to
bleach on Northimbrian soil. Malcolm, victor of Shakespeare's Macbeth, fell to a
Northumbrian lance before the walls of Alnwick and James, that proud renaissance prince,
was hacked to a ghastly death at Flodden.
The list of Battles below is not complete, there are