The Battle of Solway Moss took place in England near the Scottish boarders on 24 November 1542.
When England's King Henry VIII broke from the Roman Catholic Church, he asked his nephew King James V of Scotland to do the same. He declined his request, and the English's King request to meet at York. This ultimately cause a battle to break out between the countries. In the end Scotland loss to England.
King James V was not apart of the The Battle of Solway Moss instead remained in Scotland. Once he heard the news he fled to Falkland Palace humiliated, and ill with fever. He died two weeks later.
- Mary Fleming was born in 1542, the same year her father was taken prisoner by the English at The Battle of Solway Moss.
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