Governor of Carlisle

Duty and the fight…

Excerpted from…   Governor of Carlisle

Robert the Elder and Lord of Annandale
Received the command
From Edward, King of England
To repulse the Scots.   And so he did when they assailed

The great castle at Carlisle
The two John Comyns
Earl of Buchan and the Lord of Badenoch

With six more earls brought
An army to those walls and tried to storm in
But the Elder with his men held tenaciously while…


From   –   Robert the Bruce: A Warrior’s King

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