Battle lament at Wallyford

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh memorial
Battle of Pinkie Cleugh memorial

Members of the Old Musselburgh Club gathered at the Pinkie Cleugh Memorial Stone at Crookston last week to mark the anniversary of the historic battle.

The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh – on September 10, 1547 – was the last and largest battle fought between Scotland and England, and became known as Black Saturday.

A piper played a lament and a wreath was laid at the memorial to commemorate the occasion.

Members of the Pinkie Cleugh Battlefield Group also held guided tours of the battle sites, following the route taken by the advancing Scottish army from the banks of the River Esk.