Flodden Field, by Elisabeth McNeill
The streams ran red, choked with the blood of the Scottish people . . . - James IV of Scotland was the most charismatic but also the most doomed of the Stewart family to sit on the Scottish throne. Brilliantly clever, handsome and daring, he disdained his brother-in-law, Henry VIII of England, and set out on a flimsy excuse to inflict a resounding defeat on Scotlands ancient enemy. He almost succeeded . . .