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BATTLE OF CARHAM 1016

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The site of the Battle of Carham is located in Carham in Northumberland. The battle was fought in 1018 between King Malcolm of Scotland and Earl Uchtred of Northumbria, who was killed in combat. The battle resulted in a victory for the Scots and also that the Scottish border became established at the River Tweed. The location of the battle is traditionally placed to the south of Tweed between Wark and Cornhill rather than at Carham itself.

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