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Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

by Ronald McNair Scott

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Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Robert I, King of Scots, 1274-1329.,
    • Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
    • Scotland -- History -- Robert I, 1306-1329.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonald McNair Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA783.4 .S33 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2053662M
      ISBN 100872263207
      LC Control Number88031600

      Robert McNair Scott's biography of "Robert the Bruce - King of Scots" gives a very full account of the life of one of the most significant figures in Scotland's history. Of interest, he writes that his research confirms the reliability of the epic life of Robert Bruce, written less than fifty years after Bruce's death/5(77). Get this from a library! Robert the Bruce: King of Scots.. [Ronald McNair Scott] -- When after years of struggle Scotland was reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England, it was Robert the Bruce who led the Scots in a fight for Scotland's independence. Supported only by the.

      Robert the Bruce is a Scottish national hero and was King of Scots during the First War of Scottish Independence. Robert de Bruis (or Brus), his birth name from his Norman ancestors, popularly called Robert the Bruce, was born on J The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of ing to tradition, the first King of Scots (Middle Scots: King of Scottis, Modern Scots: King o Scots, Scottish Gaelic: Rìgh na h-Alba) was Kenneth I MacAlpin (Cináed mac Ailpín), who founded the state in The distinction between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of the Picts is rather the product of Abolition: 1 May

      Get this from a library! Robert the Bruce, King of Scots. [Ronald McNair Scott] -- "When after years of struggle Scotland was reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England, it was Robert the Bruce who led the Scots in a heroic fight for Scotland's independence. In Robert the. Robert the Bruce: King of Scots By (author) Ronald McNair Scott; Introduction by Peter Reese. Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I .


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Robert the Bruce (–) famously defeated the English at Bannockburn and became the hero king responsible for Scottish independence. In this fascinating new biography of the renowned warrior, Michael Penman focuses on Robert’s kingship in the fifteen years that followed his triumphant victory and establishes Robert as not only a great military leader but a great by: 2.

James Robertson is one of Scotland’s most significant modern writers, whose novels include And the Land Lay Still; Joseph Knight, which won the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year; The Professor of Truth; and The Testament of Gideon Mack, which was long-listed for the Man Booker prize in Jill Calder is an illustrator and digital artist/5(6).

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Unfortunately, the Scots were defeated inbut though Wallace was killed, the Bruce family were allowed to keep their lands in exchange for another vow to Edward I.

John Balliol had been forced into exile by Edward, and Robert the Bruce and another Scottish noble, John Comyn, were named “Guardians of Scotland” in   Book of Bruce; ancestors and descendants of King Robert of Scotland. Being an historical and genealogical survey of the kingly and noble Scottish house of Bruce and a full account of its principal collateral families.

With special reference to the Bruces of Clackmannan, Cultmalindie, Caithness, and the Shetland Islands, and their American Pages: The Anglo-Norman family of Bruce, which had come to Scotland in the early 12th century, was related by marriage to the Scottish royal family, and hence the sixth Robert de Bruce (died ), grandfather of the future king, claimed the throne when it was left vacant in The English king Edward I claimed feudal superiority over the Scots and awarded the crown to John de Balliol instead.

Ronald McNair Scott's "Robert the Bruce: King of Scots" is one of the best books I have read in a long while. The story of the life of Robert the Bruce is already well-known to me; it is the author's ability to weave the various story-lines together and keep me riveted on what was going to happen next that I found s:   The Paperback of the Robert the Bruce: King of Scots by G.C.

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Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England and its people lived in poverty. On the day he seized the crown Bruce renewed the fight for Scotland's freedom, and let forth a battle cry that would echo through Price Range: $ - $ Robert the Bruce: King of Scots By (author) James Robertson; Illustrated by Jill Calder.

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This immense historical tome has changed that. Although Penman claims that Robert the Bruce focuses on Roberts fifteen year rule after Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots is a detailed biography of the famous Scottish king /5. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Robert I (11 July – 7 June ), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Latin: Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from until his death in Book Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Ronald McNair Scott recounts the story of one of the most remarkable and admirable medieval kings, from when Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone to his death, when his faithful follower, the legendary 'Black' Douglas, bore his heart in a silver casket to the Holy Land --from dust jacketPages: