Battle of Dunnichen (Full Instrumentation)

The Battle of Dunnichen also known as The Battle of Dun Nechtain, The Battle of Nechtanemere, Lin Garan, and The Battle of Nechtan—took place at 3:00pm on Saturday, 20 May, 685 CE, and was a pivotal engagement between the Northumbrians under their king Ecgfrith and the Picts under the leadership of their king Brude Mac Bile (also known as King Bridei III). The battle broke Northumbria’s power and secured the borders of the lands of the Picts, which later would become Scotland.