Episode 84: Black Agnes and the Siege of Dunbar

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the ridiculous story of the Siege of Dunbar, where a Scottish noblewoman known as Black Agnes thoroughly humiliated her English foes as they laid siege to her castle.

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Images: (main) Rosser1954. Dunbar Castle, East Lothian. 3rd November, 2017. Photograph. Via Wikimedia. (Inset) Skelton, J.R.. Black Agnes. 1906. In Scotland’s Story. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1906. Via Wikimedia.

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