Edward Bruce wins Battle of Skerries 1316

#OnThisDay 1316 Edward Bruce the nominal ‘High King of Ireland’ defeated the army of Justiciar of Ireland Edmund Butler at the Battle of Ardscull (Skerries), Kildare. This was part of the Scottish Wars of Independence. Bruce was a descendant of Aoife McMurrogh. #Ireland #History

Battle of Skerries

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