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The ‘Second’ War of Independence: Civil War and more with Iain MacInnes

Kate Buchanan is joined by Iain MacInnes to discuss the ‘second’ of the Scottish Wars of Independence and how it was a civil war as well as a war with England. 

Dr Iain MacInnes is a Senior Lecture at the University of the Highlands and Islands. His research focuses on the Second Scottish Wars of Independence (1332-1357), with particular interest in the conduct and behaviour of Scottish and English forces at war. You can learn about his work on or follow Iain on Twitter @IainMacInnesUHI


Check out his book Scotland’s Second War of Independence, 1332-1357, published by Boydell and Brewer.

Scotichronicast is hosted by Kate Buchanan. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Stirling in 2014, with her primary research is on medieval Scottish castles and their landscapes. She co-edited and contributed to Medieval and Early Modern Representations of Authority in Scotland and the British Isles, which was published by Routledge in 2016. Kate is also an adjunct instructor for the history program at Southern New Hampshire University. Follow her on Twitter at @k8_buchanan.

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Top Image: Battle of Neville’s Cross – Bibliotheque Nationale de France, MS Fr. 2643, Folio 97



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