Studies the lives of the Scottish knights and men-at-arms who fought against - and alongside - the armies of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III for more than half a century. This work examines the military responsibilities and practices and the political and social factors which led the Scottish Gentry and Nobility to wage war for independence.
Chris Brown has recently been awarded his PhD at St Andrews University. His other books include William Wallace, The Second Scottish Wars of Independence, Robert the Bruce, The Battle for Aberdeen 1644, and Scottish Battlefields: 500 Battlefields that Shaped Scottish History. He lives near Fife in Scotland.