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Battle of Hadden Rig
Part of Anglo-Scottish Wars
Date August 24, 1542
Location Teviotdale
Result Significant Scottish Victory
Belligerents
Scotland Kingdom of Scotland
England Kingdom of England
Commanders
George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly Robert Bowes
Strength
2,000 3,000+
Casualties and losses
light heavy

The Battle of Hadden Rig was a battle fought about 3 miles east of Kelso, in the Scottish Borders, between Scotland and England in August 24, 1542, during the reign of King James V of Scotland. The English army was led by Robert Bowes, Deputy Warden of the English East March. It was a significant Scottish victory, but it was overshadowed by the disastrous Scottish defeat at the Battle of Solway Moss in November.

External links

  • article mainly about Solway Moss but mentions this battle

Coordinates: 55°36′N 2°21′W / 55.60°N 2.35°W / 55.60; -2.35


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