Battle of the Standard

Battle of the Standard

As part of a series of community events to commemorate the 880th anniversary of the Battle of the Standard Professor Matthew Strickland M.A., Ph.D. FRHist, FRAI, FRSA – Professor of Medieval History at Glasgow University is to give a lecture entitled 'Chivalry and Barbarity: David I and the Scots at the Battle of the Standard, 1138'.

Professor Strickland will explore the allegations of barbarism and atrocity supposedly committed by the Scots in 1138, as well as the relationship between David I and his brother in law Henry I and how their friendship was seemingly betrayed when David led the horde of Scottish barbarians against northern England.

Friday 24 Aug 201819:30 Book Now

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