9 September 1513 – Victory for Regent Catherine of Aragon

| September 9, 2014

9 September 1513 – Victory for Regent Catherine of Aragon

On the 9th September 1513, while Henry VIII was away, busy campaigning against the French, James IV and his Scottish troops crossed the border and challenged the English force, which was headed by Thomas Howard, the Earl of Surrey, at Flodden in Northumberland. Before leaving for France, Henry VIII had left his wife, Catherine of […]

9 September 1513 – The Battle of Flodden and the Death of King James IV

| September 9, 2013

9 September 1513 – The Battle of Flodden and the Death of King James IV

On 9th September 1513, the Battle of Flodden between England and Scotland took place near the village of Branxton in Northumberland. England was victorious and the Scottish King, James IV, was killed in the battle. It was a proud moment for Catherine of Aragon, who was acting as regent for the absent Henry VIII. You […]

9 September 1513 – Battle of Flodden

| September 9, 2011

9 September 1513 – Battle of Flodden

On this day in history, 9th September 1513, the Battle of Flodden between England and Scotland took place near the village of Branxton in Northumberland, Northern England. You can read more about this battle in my article “The Battle of Flodden 1513”, but it was a triumph for Henry VIII’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, […]

The Battle of Flodden 1513

| September 9, 2010

The Battle of Flodden 1513

On this day in history, the 9th September 1513, while Henry VIII was away, busy campaigning against the French, James IV and his Scottish troops crossed the border and challenged the English force, which was headed by Thomas Howard, the Earl of Surrey, at Flodden in Northumberland. Before leaving for France, Henry VIII had left […]