30 March 2020
The forces of King Edward I of England sacked the town of Berwick Upon Tweed on 30 March, 1296. ...
The forces of Edward I of England of England sacked the town of Berwick on Tweed on 30 March 1296, with the loss of around 15,000 townspeople.
The attack was the start of Edward's campaign against Scotland and Berwick was chosen because of its status as a key port.
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