"but not the date of the Battle of Flodden"
16th century weapon from N. Yorks said to be have been used at Flodden
Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike16th century weapon from N. Yorks said to be have been used at Flodden - Credit: Monstrelet, Wikimedia Commons

The Battle of Flodden (often known as Flodden Field) took place in 1513 near the village of Branxton in Northumberland.

It was fought between Scottish forces under the command of James IV of Scotland and English forces under the command of Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey.

The battle ended in victory for the English, the death of James IV, and a tragic number of casualties on both sides.