Battle of Bauds
|Battle of Bauds|
|Part of the Danish invasions of Scotland|
Indulf of Scotland, the famous Scottish king who fell during the Battle of Bauds.
|Norse pirates||Kingdom of Alba|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Unknown, possibly sons of Erik Bloodaxe||King Indulf of Scotland†|
Battle of Bauds was a battle fought in 962 in an area known as the Bauds, south of Findochty and West of Cullen near Portknockie, Scotland between Scotland under king Indulf, and Norse pirates. The Vikings had been raiding and burning through Scotland, and had won numerous victorious skirmishes against the Scots, including the Battle of Dollar. However, in this battle, the Norsemen were defeated. Afterwards, Norse control in Scotland fell apart. However, Indulf was killed in the battle.
- Skene, W. F, Celtic Scotland vol i, pp363-364, Edinburgh 1876
- George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0442223366).
- "King Indulf of Scotland". www.englishmonarchs.co.uk. Retrieved 17 November 2009.
- W. CRAMOND; NOTES ON TUMULI IN CULLEN DISTRICT; AND NOTICE OF THE DISCOVERY OF TWO URNS AT FOULFORD, NEAR CULLEN (1897) Retrieved 29-12-2010
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