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Old 09-03-2018, 10:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by iamawaveofthesea View Post
I don't know if the battelines were always that clearly defined

Scotland hasn't always been a homogenous thing with there being cultural differences between the highlands and the lowlands

Also there were battles that were not decisive and saw both sides retreating and claiming victory like at sherrifmuir which you have down as an english victory

Then i don't think the highlanders could call the battle of dunkeld a victory as they attacked a hanoverian garrison in the town but were repulsed so not sure that was a 'scottish' victory

Also in some battles there were both english and scots on the same side....its not always so clear cut
True, i handed the victory to England at Sherrifmuir because 4000 English/Brits drawing with 10,000 Rebels is a victory for England more than Scotland.
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