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Rare Antique Scottish Brass Corkscrew Battle Hawick 1514 Capture of English Flag
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Rare Antique Scottish Souvenir Corkscrew Commemorating The Statue From The Battle of Flodden 1514 just outside of Hawick, Scotland where the English Flag was captured.
In Antique as found Condition - Age related wear
Measures - 1 3/8" x 6"
The Inscription Reads "Teribus ye teri odin" - is popularly believed to have been the war cry of the men of Hawick at the Battle of Flodden
The equestrian memorial stands at the end of the High Street in Hawick.
This memorial commemorates the victory of local youths or “callants” from the town over a party of English raiders at Hornshole, just outside Hawick in 1514, most of the men of the town having been killed on Flodden Field the previous year. The English flag was captured and carried back to Hawick, the capture of which is commemorated in this proud statue. Unveiled in June 1914 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the skirmish.