Battle of Neville’s Cross (1346)
The Battle of Neville’s Cross was fought between the Scottish and English forces near Durham in England on October 17, 1346. The Scots led by their king David II invaded England with aim to distract Edward III from the Siege of Calais. However, the attempt of the Scots to aid the French failed. The Scots were defeated and the English continued the war against France, while David II was captured and held prisoner for 11 years.