The battle over the Battle of Bannockburn

2014 marks the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, in which Scottish independence from English rule was secured. Next year's anniversary o...

2014 marks the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, in which Scottish independence from English rule was secured. Next year's anniversary of the battle will come just weeks before Scotland votes in a referendum on whether or not to declare independence from the UK. Campaigners against independence are watching carefully for any sign that the ruling Scottish National party might try to hijack the June 2014 anniversary.

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