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battle of Langside


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1568.

On 2 May 1568 Mary, queen of Scots, imprisoned for nearly a year in Lochleven castle, made her escape and raised support. Her troops, under the earl of Argyll, confronted a smaller force under the regent, Moray, on 13 May near Glasgow. The issue was decided by a cavalry charge and Mary's supporters broke.

Subjects: British History.


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