How To Use Flodden In A Sentence

  • Ravenswood to the fatal battle of Flodden, in which they both fell. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • It's doubly powerful if you know just what a yew tree represents in Scotland, and what 'Flodden' was. The Anchoress
  • Sir Walter Scott, Marmion: a Tale of Flodden Field. 1809: Publication of the 2 volume stereotype edition of Bloomfield's Poems, containing new prefaces and revised texts of some of his work. A Bloomfield Chronology
  • It was the Scottish counterstroke that proved to be a worse disaster even than Flodden.
  • [This verse, or something similar, occurs in a long ballad, or poem, on Flodden Field, reprinted by the late Henry Weber.] "Ay, and then there was Martin Swart I have heard my grandfather talk of, and of the jolly Almains whom he commanded, with their slashed doublets and quaint hose, all frounced with ribands above the nether-stocks. Kenilworth
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  • Indeed, the ballad of "Flodden" says he came for it; but the valiant and chivalrous king would give him no reward but that which he said every traitor deserved -- a rope. Northumberland Yesterday and To-day
  • The tune of 'Flowers of the Forest' came to mind; the lament played by a piper to recall the Scottish dead at the Battle of Flodden in 1513. Irish Blogs
  • ’ Scott has grown-up to be a brisk-hearted jovial young man and Advocate: in vacation-time he makes excursions to the Highlands, to the Border Cheviots and Northumberland; rides free and far, on his stout galloway, through bog and brake, over the dim moory Debatable Land, —over Flodden and other fields and places, where, though he yet knew it not, his work lay. Paras. 25-49
  • Eleven years later, in the Battle of Flodden against the English, Scotland suffered its worst ever military defeat. Chávez Takes a Swing at Golf
  • The remorse which he felt, as well as the recollection of her charms, proved the penance of his future life, which he lost in the battle of Flodden not many months after. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • Matters would have gone on just as well, although she had been left behind at Whitby till after the battle of Flodden; and she is daggled about in the train, first of the Abbess and then of Lord Early Reviews of English Poets
  • Down came the Scots, and they were cut up at Flodden, by Surrey, later made Duke of Norfolk: the Norfolk that was then, not the Norfolk that is now, that sinewy little twitcher constantly twitching toward his advantage. Cromwell & Wolsey: From 'Wolf Hall'
  • [1] Walter Scott's second verse romance, Marmion: a Tale of Flodden Field was published in 1808, following the runaway success of The Lay of the Last Minstrel (London and Edinburgh, 1805). Letter 234

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