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Flodden,

field, Northumberland, N England, just across the border from Coldstream, Scotland. It was the scene of the battle of Flodden Field (1513), in which the English under Thomas Howard, 2d duke of Norfolk, defeated the Scots under James IV, who was killed.
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Flodden

a hill in Northumberland where invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513 and James IV of Scotland was killed
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