Keys to the Past

Possible mass grave, Battle of Flodden (Branxton)

In the early 19th century a burial pit was discovered in the churchyard at Branxton. The remains are thought to have been victims of the Battle of Flodden Field.

Reference number:N753
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Branxton

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