battle of Carham

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*Malcolm II of Scotland with his ally Owain of Strathclyde took advantage of Cnut's efforts to establish himself as ruler of England to invade Northumbria. He inflicted a severe defeat on the Northumbrians at Carham, south‐west of Coldstream. It meant a significant shift in the balance of power in the north, helping to establish the Tweed as the border.

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