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Stirling Bridge

Battle Name : Stirling Bridge

Date(s) : 11 September 1297

Part of : Anglo-Scottish Wars ,

Outcome : A victory for Scottish Army [Wallace] over English Army [Surrey]

Type of battle : Land


The Scots drawn up in a defensive position along the River Forth permitted about half the English force to cross Stirling bridge and then attacked. Almost all who crossed the bridge were killed and Surrey retreated to Berwick with the remainder of the army.