Bothwell Bridge, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Latitude 55.79577
Longitude -4.05766
County South Lanarkshire
Country Scotland
 
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South Lanarkshire
 
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Narrative

The Battle of Bothwell Bridge, or Bothwell Brig, took place on 22 June 1679. It was fought between government troops and militant Presbyterian Covenanters, and signalled the end of their brief rebellion. The battle took place at the bridge over the River Clyde in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire near Bothwell in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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