Langside sentence example
- He took part in the defence of Edinburgh, and in the battles of Langside (1568) and Restalrig (1571).
- It was kept in good repair till after the battle of Langside (1568), when it was burnt by order of the regent Moray.
- Near the town is Workington Hall, a castellated structure retaining some of the ancient rooms, including that in which Mary, queen of Scots, is said to have slept when she escaped to England after the battle of Langside in May 1568.
- Among the subjects of antiquarian interest are Queenzie Neuk, the spot where Queen Mary rested on her journey to Langside, the old steeple and pillory built in the reign of Charles I., the Mote Hill, the old Runic cross, and the carved gateway in the palace park.
- Mary's followers had failed to retake Dunbar Castle from the regent, and made for Dumbarton instead, marching two miles south of Glasgow, by the village of Langside.Advertisement
- On the 13th of May the battle or skirmish of Langside determined the result of the campaign in three-quarters of an hour.
- On the third day from the rout of Langside she crossed the Solway and landed at Workington in Cumberland, May 16, 1568.
- It was the site of a Premonstratensian abbey built by Fergus, and it was here that Queen Mary rested in her flight from the field of Langside (May 13, 1568).
- But Mary's escape in 1568 resulted only in her defeat at Langside, and in a long imprisonment and death in England.
- He was a consenting party to the murder of Darnley, although he had favoured his marriage with Mary, but the enmity between Bothwell and himself was one of the reasons which drove him into the arms of the queen's enemies, among whom he figured at Langside.Advertisement
- In 1553 he received the lands of the abbey of Paisley, and in 1568 he aided Mary Queen of Scots to escape from Lochleven castle, afterwards fighting for her at the battle of Langside.
- The facts of Mary's lawless marriage with Bothwell, her capture at Carberry Hill, her confinement in Loch Leven Castle, her escape, her defeat at Langside, and her fatal flight to an English prison, with the proceedings of the English Commissions, which uttered no verdict, must be read in her biography (see Mary Stuart) .