The Standard, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
N 54° 20.671 W 001° 26.307
30U E 601507 N 6022978
Quick Description: The Standard refers to a local battle and often refers to a flag carried in to battle. As long as the flag is erect the holders are not defeated.
Location: Northeast England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/26/2012 8:41:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMDVAA
The pub has a Jet Provost Airframe in the beer garden. (visit link
"The Battle of the Standard, sometimes called the Battle of Northallerton, in which English forces repelled a Scottish army, took place on 22 August 1138 on Cowton Moor near Northallerton in Yorkshire. The Scottish forces were led by King David I of Scotland. The English were commanded by William of Aumale."
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This conflict was the first between English and Scots since the Normans invasion, 1066. more (visit link