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Flodden Commemoration 2013 (42 images)

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A replica of the historic Blue Blanket is unfurled by members of the Edinburgh March Riding Association (EMRA) on Braid Hills to mark the start of a commemoration of the Battle of Flodden.

The disastrous battle, one of the defining events in Scottish history, was fought on the 9th September 1513, and this year marks its 500th anniversary. Among the dead was King James IV.

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches commemorates the battle and is one of the largest Rides in...
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