Myton was a crushing victory for the Scots, but after the battle the victorious army retreated into Scotland. If you find our videos helpful you can support us by buying something from amazon. The battle of Myton was an unequal match between a battle hardened Scottish army and an inexperienced Yorkshire militia force. Battle of Myton Battle Plan, Yorkshire Battles, D. Cooke This was a battle between a hardened Scottish army and an inexperienced Yorkshire force. They had to avoid an engagement with Edward’s far more powerful army, which they could not hope to win. Battle of Myton 20th September 1319. Instead of achieving their intended surprise attack, the English encountered a Scottish army waiting for them in battle formation. The Battle of Myton, nicknamed the Chapter of Myton or The White Battle because of the number of clergy involved, was a major engagement in the First Scottish War of Independence, fought in Yorkshire on 20 September 1319.

Instead of achieving their intended surprise attack, the English were caught while in disarray. The Battle of Myton by Ellen Castelow During the Scottish Wars of Independence , a Scots army totalling some 15,000 men crossed the border on a diversionary raid to pillage Yorkshire. The Battle of Myton, nicknamed the Chapter of Myton or The White Battle because of the number of clergy involved, was a major engagement in the First Scottish War of Independence, fought in Yorkshire on 20 September 1319. Battle of Myton, 20 September 1319 - Battle in Yorkshire at which an army of untrained levys led by William Melton, archbishop of York, was crushed by the Scots under Sir James Douglas. But Edward had been forced to raise the siege of Berwick just as the Scots had intended and he also failed to intercept the