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  • n  a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland
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  • Thousands enjoy 50th Deerfield Days
    DEERFIELD — Hundreds gathered for the Deerfield Fourth of July parade, led by village police and Bannockburn Fire Protection District. Deerfield Village President Harriet Rosenthal marched with trustees from the Village Board. They were joined by State Sen. Julie Morrision, D-Deerfield, Scott Drury, D-Highwood, and Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran. Marching bands were complemented by members of ...
    July 11, 2013 - Deerfield Review

  • Kenny MacAskill in BBC News
    The Scottish National Party's justice spokesman, Kenny MacAskill said: "It's appalling behaviour and should be punished. We have to get a sense of perspective, this is a football tournament, not a re-run of the Battle of Bannockburn or tribal...
  • Murdo Fraser in Scotsman
    Mr Fraser said: "The Battle of Bannockburn was where Robert the Bruce led a significant Scottish victory against the English during the Wars of Scottish Independence. It is of national importance to Scotland: It will be fitting for Bannockburn to...
  • Kirsty Williams in WalesOnline
    This site is an integral part of our history as a nation and the scant interest it has been given officially is in complete contrast to the Bannockburn site, which has been accorded national status in Scotland,Ms Williams said.

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