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Battle of Hadden Rig
Part of Anglo-Scottish Wars
Date24 August 1542
LocationTeviotdale
Result Significant Scottish Victory
Belligerents
 Kingdom of Scotland  Kingdom of England
Commanders and leaders
Royal Arms of the Kingdom of Scotland.svg George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly Royal Arms of England (1399-1603).svg Robert Bowes
Strength
2,000 3,000+
Casualties and losses
light heavy


The Battle of Hadden Rig was a battle fought about 3 miles east of Kelso, in the Scottish Borders, between Scotland and England on 24 August 1542, during the reign of King James V of Scotland. The English army was led by Robert Bowes, Deputy Warden of the English East March. It was a significant Scottish victory, but it was overshadowed by the disastrous Scottish defeat at the Battle of Solway Moss in November.

External links[]

  • article mainly about Solway Moss but mentions this battle

Coordinates: 55°36′00″N 2°21′00″W / 55.60°N 2.35°W / 55.60; -2.35

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