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CLIP 7988

The Battle of Dun Nechtain

The Battle of Dun Nechtain
Key Info
  • The Battle of Dun Nechtain
  • Duration: 02:23
  • How the Picts defeated the strong army of Angles at the Battle of Dun Nechtain in AD685. The Picts united under one king and become the dominant nation of Northern Britain.
  • Subject:



    Early Peoples

  • Keywords: Picts, pictish, Dun Nechtain, Angles, Britons, Pictland
Ideas for use in class
  • Investigate how the Picts become the dominant nation in Northern Britain.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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