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THE SECOND INTERREGNUM
|King of Scots
27 Mar 1306 - 07 Jun 1329
Robert the Bruce (1274-1329)
- With the defeat of the English at the Battle of Bannockburn, Robert the Bruce secured Scottish sovereignty. Until James VI and I ascended the throne, his descendants would rule Scotland for three hundred years.
- Liberator; 'Good King Robert'
- Given Name: Robert de Bruce
- Alias: Robert de Bruce VIII (to distinguish him from his father and grandfather)
|Father||Robert de Brus, 1st Lord Brus (Jul 1243 – bef. 04 Mar 1304)||m.1 Margaret of Carrick
|Mother||Margaret "Marjorie." Countess of Carrick ( c.1253 or 1256 – bef. 09 Nov 1292)||m.1 Adam of Kilconquhar
m.2 Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale
|m.1||Isabella of Mar|
|1.||Marjorie||d.02 Mar 1315/16||Walter the High Steward||Robert Stewart a.k.a Robert II, King of Scots|
|m.2||Elisabeth de Burgh|
|2.||Matilda||d.20 Jul 1353||Thomas Isaac||Joanna m. John of Lorn
|3.||Margaret||m. 1345 William, 4th earl of Sutherland||John
William, 5th earl of Sutherland.
|4.||David II, King of Scots|
|6.||Sir Robert||d.12 Aug 1332 Battle of Dupplin|
|7.||Walter of Odistown on the Clyde||predeceased father.|
|8.||Nigel of Carrick||d. Battle of Durham|
|9.||Margaret||living 20 Feb 1363/4)||Robert Glen|
|10.||Elisabeth||Sir Walter Oliphant of Gask|
|11.||Christian of Carrick||living 1328-29|
|11 July 1274:||b. Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, England.|
|27 Oct 1292:||Earl of Carrick|
|1295:||#m.1 Isabella, Lady of Mar|
|Btw 1295 - 1304:||Lord of Annandale|
|1299:||Becomes a regent.|
|1302:||#m.2 Lady Elizabeth de Burgh|
|1304||Robert 'the Elder' Bruce dies.|
|abt Apr 1304:||2nd Lord Brus|
|1305:||Edward I executes William Wallace.
Bruce consulted about making Scotland an English province.
|20 Feb 1305/6:||Attainted|
|1306:||Murders John 'the Red' Comyn at Greyfriars Kirk in Dumfries.|
|27 Mar 1306:||Crowned at Scone Abbey, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland|
|1307:||Deposed by Edward I.|
|07 Jul 1307||Edward I dies.|
|1314:||Battle of Bannockburn: Beats English|
|May 1316:||Bros. Edward is High King of Ireland.|
|Oct 1318:||Edward, High King of Ireland dies at Battle of Dundall.|
|1323:||Truce with Edward II|
|1324:||Papacy recognizes Robert as king of independent Scotland.
Treaty of Corbeil: Franco-Scottish alliance renewed.
|1327:||War after accession of Edward III. Scots win.|
|1328:||Treaty recognizing independence of Scotland and Bruce's right to the throne.|
|07 Jun 1329:||Dies at at Cardross Castle, Cardross, Argyllshire, Scotland on the northern shore of the Firth of Clyde. Burial: Dunfermline and Melrose Abbeys. Age 54. Successor: David II|
Sources and Footnotes
- Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 528-529.
- Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 605-610, his main entry.
- Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 17.
- Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 520-521.
- Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 595-597.
- Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 102.
- Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 39.
- Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 78-79.
- BRUCES OF KILDRUMMIE
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ashley, Mike (2008). A Brief History of British Kings & Queens. pp.158-161, 460-461. Philadelphia: Running Press Book Publishers. Print
- ↑ Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 209.
- ↑ G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 360.
- ↑ : Leslie Stephen, editor, Dictionary of National Biography (London, U.K.: Smith, Elder & Company, 1908), volume II, page 117-128.
- ↑ Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume 1, pages 7-8.
- ↑ Scottish kings - a revised chronology of Scottish history, 1005-1625. Published 1899 by D. Douglas in Edinburgh.
- Only child.
- Horse fall near Paisley, Renfrewshire
- Issue: 2 sons (David and John), 2 dau. (Matilda and Margaret)
- d. Aberdeen; buried: Dunfermline.
- 'a certain squire,'
- lord of that Ilk
- Single. d. Stirling.
- d. England as hostage for uncle, King David II.
- d. childhood; burial: Priory of Restennet in Forfarshire.
- Several appear in records.
- had 500 merks yr. from king. Slain.
- had 20 yearly.
- Pays homage to Edward I who beat John de Baliol in 1296, then refused to acknowledge another king of Scotland. Bruce later abandons Edward's cause and joins other Scot leaders in taking up arms for independence. For this he was attainted.
- dau. Sir Donald, 6th Earl of Mar and Helen
- The year after Scottish patriot Sir William Wallace defeated by Edward at Falkirk, Bruce, still in favor with Edward, was made one of the four regents who ruled kingdom in the name of Baliol.
- dau. Richard de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster and Margaret de Burgh
- ↑ 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3
- Robert the Bruce, King of Scots 1306 – 1329. BBC.
- English estates forfeit by Edward I.
- Met old enemy, Scottish patriot John Comyn (nephew of Baliol). Quarreled. And Bruce stabs Comyn. Bruce excommunicated and outlawed. Scotland plunged into civil war.
- Fled to highlands, then island of Rathlin on Antrim (now in Northern Ireland) coast. In his absence, his estates were confiscated, and he and his followers were excommunicated. He continued to recruit followers, however, and in less than two years he wrested nearly all of Scotland from the English.
- Invades England twice.
- lasts 13 years.
- In later years Bruce was stricken with leprosy [this is disputed - some say that this applies to his father or grandfather] and lived in seclusion at Cardross Castle, Cardross, Argyllshire, Scotland on the northern shore of the Firth of Clyde where he died.
- His body was buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. But his heart is at Melrose. Embalmed, it was to be taken on crusade by his lieutenant and friend Sir James Douglas to the Holy Land, but only reached Moorish Granada, where it acted as a talisman for the Scottish contingent at the Battle of Teba.
- He was succeeded by his son, David II. Bruce's nephew, Robert II, who succeeded David, was the first king of the Stuart house of English and Scottish royalty.
- "Bruce, Robert," Microsoft® Encarta® Online Encyclopedia 2000
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