Battle of Bauds

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Battle of Bauds
Part of the Danish invasions of Scotland
Indulf of Scotland, the famous Scottish king who fell during the Battle of Bauds.
Date 962
Location near Cullen, Scotland
Result Scottish victory.
Norse pirates Kingdom of Alba
Commanders and leaders
Unknown, possibly sons of Erik Bloodaxe[1] 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, 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.



  1. Skene, W. F, Celtic Scotland vol i, pp363-364, Edinburgh 1876