Battle of Dollar


Battle of Dollar

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Dollar


caption=
partof=the Danish invasions of Scotland
date=875
place=Dollar, Scotland
result=Danish victory.
combatant1=
combatant2=
commander1=Thorstem
commander2=Constantine I

The Battle of Dollar was a 875 battle fought in Dollar, Scotland between Danish invaders under Thorstem and the men of Alba under Constantine I. The Danes defeated the men of Alba and then occupied Caithness, Sutherlandshire, Ross, and Moray, far to the North of the battle site.

References

*George Bruce. Harbottle's Dictionary of Battles. (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981) (ISBN 0442223366).


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