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Normal bills of Anglo-Scottish kinfolk over the complete fourteenth century has a tendency to offer a sustained interval of sour enmity, defined frequently through stock-phrases akin to 'endemic warfare', and typified through battles equivalent to Bannockburn (1314), Neville's move (1346) or Otterburn (1388), border-raiding and the trap of James I of Scotland via English pirates in 1406. although, as this assortment indicates, the placement was once way more complicated. Drawing jointly new views from new and major researchers, the essays examine the good complexity of Anglo-Scottish tensions during this such a lot momentous of centuries and in doing so usually exhibit a much more ambivalent and now and then even a calm and efficient Anglo-Scottish dynamic. the themes taken care of comprise army campaigns and ethos; the improvement of artillery; the prime 'Disinherited' Anglo-Scot, Edward Balliol; Scots in English allegiance and Border Society; spiritual patronage; Papal kin; the influence of dealings with Scotland on England's executive and parliament; identification, ethnicity and otherness; and shared values and acculturation. participants: AMANDA BEAM, MICHAEL BROWN, DAVID CALDWELL, GWILYM DODD, ANTHONY GOODMAN, ANDY KING, SARAH LAYFIELD, IAIN MACINNES, RICHARD ORAM, MICHAEL PENMAN, ANDREA RUDDICK AND DAVID SIMPKIN.

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