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Battle of Grindon (Duddo)

This is the site of a long running battle that took place in 1558. A thousand horsemen, led by French officers, were overtaken by Sir Henry Percy and defeated. It was not a major battle and was one of many Border skirmishes that took place in the region in the 16th century.

Reference number:N2212
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Duddo

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