The latest research on the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh will be unveiled in Musselburgh tonight (Thursday).

Dr David Caldwell, from the National Museum of Scotland, is the speaker at the event in St Peter’s Church Hall, on High Street.

The last pitched battle between Scotland and England before the Union of the Crowns, it was fought in the Musselburgh area on September 10, 1547.

The conflict was part of the period known as the Rough Wooing and was a catastrophic defeat for Scotland.

The meeting is Musselburgh Conservation Society’s first of the autumn/winter season, and is a joint event with the Old Musselburgh Club and Pinkie Cleugh Battlefield Group.

The talk will start at 7.30pm.