Battle of Fulhope Law

The Battle of Fulhope Law was a battle between Scottish raiders and the English garrisons of Jedburgh and Roxburgh castles in September 1400. The Scottish were routed and a large number of prisoners taken.

Battle of Fulhope Law
Part of Anglo-Scottish Wars
DateSeptember 1400
Result English victory
England Kingdom of England Scotland Kingdom of Scotland
Commanders and leaders
Robert Umfraville Willie Barde
Adam, Lord of Gordon


Robert de Umfraville, led the English garrisons of Jedburgh and Roxburgh castles inflicting a defeat on a large Scots army at Fulhope Law[1] after an attempted a raid.[2] Prisoners included several border reivers, including the notorious fugitives Willie Barde and Adam, Lord of Gordon.


  1. ^ Jacob 1993, pp. 35–36.
  2. ^ Hedley 1970, p. 215.


  • Hedley, W. P. (1970). Northumberland Families. Vol. II. Newcastle: Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ISBN 978-0-90108-203-9.
  • Jacob, E. F. (1993). The Fifteenth Century, 1399–1485. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19285-286-1.