The Sheep Heid Inn Edinburgh Scotland 1580
Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed at the inn before the battle of Prestonpans in 1745 and his men camped on the slopes of arthurs seat.
(Pub in this spot since 1360).
The Battle of Prestonpans, also known as the Battle of Gladsmuir, was fought on 21 September 1745, near Prestonpans, in East Lothian; it was the first significant engagement of the Jacobite rising of 1745.
Jacobite forces led by the Stuart exile Charles Edward Stuart defeated a government army under Sir John Cope, whose inexperienced troops broke in the face of a Highland charge. The battle lasted less than thirty minutes and was a huge boost to Jacobite morale, leading to the invasion of England.
the scots battled the english outnumbered 10 to 1,
England 50 million population.
Scotland 5 million population.
credit to Jim Ramsay on YT.