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As we approach the 625th anniversary of the battle of Otterburn, it would be good to know where the Douglas pennant is.
An article in the Clan Douglas Association of Australia newsletter contained this entry:
Sir Archibald Douglas, 1st Laird of Cavers was the 2nd illegitimate son of James, 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar. In 1388, he was present at the battle of Otterburn where he carried the Douglas Standard. This Standard was first in Cavers House, Roxburghshire, but is now to be seen in the Museum of Antiquities in Edinburgh.
Today, The National Museum incorporates the collections of the former National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland, and the Royal Museum.
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