Robert the Bruce

  Robert the Bruce was born 11 July 1274. His grandfather was a claimant to the Scottish throne during a succession dispute in 1220-1292. Robert supported the William Wallace uprising against the English. In 1298 he became a guardian of Scotland with John Comyn. In 1306 Robert fought with Comyn and stabbed him in a church in Dumfries. On the 27th of March Robert was crowned King. In June of 1314, Robert fought a larger English army under Edward II at the Battle of Bannockburn. Robert won this battle which resulted in the re-establishment of an independent Scottish monarchy. This victory resulted in the Declaration of Arbroath. King Robert the Bruce died on 7th of June 1329.
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