Definition of Flodden, Battle of in US English:

Flodden, Battle of

(also Flodden Field)

proper noun

  • A decisive battle of the Anglo-Scottish war of 1513, at Flodden, a hill near the Northumbrian village of Branxton in northeastern England. A Scottish army under James IV was defeated by a smaller but better-led English force and suffered heavy losses, including the king and most of his nobles.


Flodden, Battle of