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The debatable land

Graham Robb

The debatable land

the lost world between Scotland and England

by Graham Robb

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boundaries,
  • Military History,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Explores the history of the Debatable Land, the former buffer between Scotland and England and once upon a time the bloodiest region in the country.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-316) and indexes.

    StatementGraham Robb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA880.B72 R62 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958322M
    ISBN 100393285324
    ISBN 109780393285321
    LC Control Number2017054854
    OCLC/WorldCa1005124666

    The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England Graham Robb. Norton, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Robb’s move to the singular “Debatable Land” on the Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project

    Two years ago, Graham Robb moved to a lonely house on the very edge of England, near the banks of a river that once marked the southern boundary of the legendary Debatable Land. The oldest detectable territorial division in Great Britain, the Debatable Land served as a buffer between Scotland and  › Books › History › Europe. ‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James ://

      The Debatable Land in question – ‘debatable’ in this context actually means land that is good for fattening cattle - was some 50 square miles, which was fiercely fought over by the monarchs The Debatable Lands comprised a small lozenge-shaped piece of land about 10miles long by 4 miles wide on the England/Scotland Border situated a bit North of Carlisle and West of the A7. If you visit Scotland coming up the M6 the A7 is the route through Hawick to ://


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