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Battle of Carham (Carham)

Carham was the site of a great battle in AD1016. King Malcolm II of Scotland defeated Eadulf Cudel, the Anglo-Saxon governor of Bernicia. The battle established the River Tweed as the border in this area.

Reference number:N687
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Carham


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