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Fergus of Ardrossan

Fergus of Ardrossan

During the Wars of Independence in 1304, Fergus of Ardrossan was part of the Scottish force at Stirling Castle which was besieged by Edward II. Unable to hold out against the English king, they surrendered. Fergus was among the prisoners taken back to England. He was held first at Newcastle before being taken to Corfe Castle in Dorset. Read More