battle of Langside


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Noun1.battle of Langside - (1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestantsbattle of Langside - (1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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On this day: 1568 The forces of Mary, Queen of Scots, above, are defeated at the Battle of Langside (now in Glasgow's southside) by Scottish Protestants under her halfbrother James Stewart, Earl of Moray.
Bolton Castle was one of the castles where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned after losing the Battle of Langside, so there is plenty of history to it.
They eventually moved out but following the Battle of Langside in 1568 - a grand family quarrel in which a woman fought her brother, who was defending the rights of her infant son - William Chancellor was forced to return to his medieval property because his new home was burned to the ground.