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King Robert the Bruce, or, The battle of Bannockburn

John Kerr

King Robert the Bruce, or, The battle of Bannockburn

an historical drama in three acts

by John Kerr

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Published by J. Duncombe in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe battle of Bannockburn
Statementby John Kerr and M. Corri
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsCorri, Montague, 1784-1849
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15152642M


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King Robert the Bruce, or, the Battle of Bannockburn: an historical drama, in three acts / by John Kerr and M. Corri ; the only edition correctly marked, by permission, from the prompter's book ; to which is added, a description of the costume-cast of the characters, the whole of the stage business, situations-entrances-exits- properties and directions ; as performed at the London theatres.

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 /5.

The royal bride-to-be can trace her family back to the Scottish king who won independence from England at the Battle of Bannockburn inaccording to Andrew Morton's new book. Thus – with apologies to Robert Burns – did King Robert the Bruce reportedly address his troops on the morning of the second day’s battle at Bannockburn, 24 June (St John the Baptist’s day, midsummer), according to a fifteenth century Scottish chronicle which drew on earlier sources.

Discover the story of Robert the Bruce's hard-fought victory at the Battle of Bannockburn in this History Scotland history guide, released to mark the start of filming on the new Netflix movie The Outlaw King.

In this collection of research from the year-anniversary special edition of History Scotland, historians and archaeologists explore.

Battle of Bannockburn, (June 23–24, ), decisive battle in Scottish history whereby the Scots under Robert I (the Bruce) defeated the English under Edward II, expanding Robert’s territory and influence.

By the time of the battle inall of Scotland had been cleared of strongholds loyal to Edward II with. Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland (–29), who freed Scotland from English rule, winning the decisive Battle of Bannockburn () and ultimately confirming Scottish independence in the Treaty of Northampton ().

Learn more about his life and reign. The scene on the large 3D screen is the famous fight at the start of the great battle where King Robert the Bruce fells his opponent and breaks the handle of his axe.

Picture: Robert Perry. Untold True Story of Robert the Bruce, The Outlaw King, set to be Netflix Blockbuster ; Why was Edward II Such A Hated King.

A depiction of the Battle of Bannockburn from a s manuscript of Walter Bower's Scotichronicon. This is the earliest known depiction of the battle.

(Public Domain) Freedom Within Their GraspAuthor: Aleksa Vučković. The Battle of Bannockburn was fought June, during the First War of Scottish Independence (). Advancing north to relieve Stirling Castle and reclaim lands in Scotland lost after his father's death, Edward II of England encountered the Scottish army of.

While the title (and the book) obviously focus on Robert the Bruce, the author also gives a good perspective on the domestic issues faced by both Edward I and Edward II.

These issues could be said to have had just as much influence over the outcome of Bannockburn as anything that happened in Scotland so it's important that they are covered here/5. The True Story of Robert the Bruce – Scotland’s Legendary King.

Holkham Bible depiction of the Battle of Bannockburn (). Inthe nobility all swore for Robert, and he became Robert, King of Scotland. Read another story from us: The life of Mary Queen of Scots – Married 3 times, imprisoned and her untimely end.

Scotland’s great warrior king, Robert Bruce, was crowned insoon after killing his rival for the throne, John Comyn. At first his grip on the country was shaky. For the next eight years Bruce fought a brutal civil war against his own opponents in Scotland and a guerrilla war of raids and ambushes against occupying English forces.

The King Robert Hotel is situated on the site of the Battle of Bannockburn on the outskirts of historic Stirling, yet only minutes from the motorway network. It is ideally placed in the heart of Scotland for those wishing to explore all our country has to offer, with the glorious Trossachs, countless golf courses, the Wallace Monument, Stirling.

King Robert Bruce Although short in numbers, Robert, made up for this deficiency through hard training. The Scots were familiar with wielding the 12 foot spears, standing tight in formations, resisting the temptation to run wildly into the conflict.

Bruce prepared. The English King Edward having heard that the Templars had taken their treasures to Roslyn Chapel led a large well armed army to find it and was repulsed by Robert Bruce, who claimed Merovingian bloodline as did the Templars, with a large force of Templar cavalry at Bannockburn, who routed the English.

The True Story Behind Outlaw King: So the most famous and most important battle in Robert the Bruce’s career came even later, It was the Battle of Bannockburn, in June of that.

Graphic docu-drama about the pivotal campaign of Scotland's King Robert the Bruce against King Edward II of England, culminating in the Battle of Bannockburn in The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, Stirling.

8, likes talking about this 14, were here. Take your place on the battlefield. Stand face-to-face with fearless medieval warriors in our /5(). Alternatively, read Colm McNamee’s ‘Robert Bruce: Our Most Valiant Prince, King and Lord’ to learn more about the Scottish king.

And for a pictorial history of these events, read ‘ Stirling Bridge & Falkirk – William Wallace’s Rebellion’ and ‘ Bannockburn Robert Bruce’s Great Victory’ both by Peter Armstrong.

But Mowbray gave Edward II a knight to guide the king and his party to safety. Edward, with of his cavalry turned towards Linlithgow. Sir James Douglas got permission from Robert the Bruce to pursue the English king. With a group of Keith's horsemen Douglas kept close behind Edward as he fled south.

The Battle of Bannockburn started out with an epic confrontation between King Robert the Bruce and the English knight Henry de Bohun. The outcome of that single combat would foretell the outcome of the battle. Bannockburn defined a man and a country and in its wake Scotland would remain a free and independent nation.

The Battle of Bannockburn took place on 23 and 24 June and was a defining moment in Scottish history. It marked a turning point in the Wars of Independence between Scotland and England: cemented King Robert the Bruce's grip on Scotland; weakened Edward II's grip on England; and, arguably, deferred the Union of the Crowns of England and Scotland by nearly three centuries.

King Robert the Bruce and the Wars of Independence. A comic book charting the Wars of Independence in Scotland from the death of Alexander III to the Battle of Bannockburn in Inat the Battle of Bannockburn, Scottish troops under the command of Robert the Bruce defeated English troops under the command of Edward II.

This battle, in which the Scots were outnumbered four to one, was decisive in securing Scotland’s independence from England. 9 Apr - Explore nodrog's board "The Battle of Bannockburn, The Scots", which is followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Battle, Picts and King robert pins. Feature image:earliest extant illustration of the Battle of Bannockburn. Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS B, f. Scotichronicon. John Barbour and George Eyre-Todd, The Bruce, being the metrical history of Robert the Bruce, king of Scots (London: Gowans and Grey Limited, ).

Robert the Bruce (J –June 7, ) was king of Scotland for the last two decades of his life. An ardent proponent of Scottish independence and a contemporary of William Wallace, Robert remains one of Scotland's most beloved national heroes.

Battle of Bannockburn Part of the First War of Scottish Independence: This depiction from the Scotichronicon (c) is the earliest known image of the battle.

King Robert wielding an axe and Edward II fleeing toward Stirling feature prominently, conflating incidents from the two days of battle. To find out more about Bannockburn call us free on or send us an email The National Trust for Scotland.

The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty is a charity registered in Scotland, Charity Number SC and depends for its support on the subscriptions of its members, donations and legacies. Robert the Bruce outlived his old antagonist by only two years.

The Battle of Bannockburn not only delayed the eventual English military conquest of Scotland, but also demonstrated to discerning English tacticians the value of combined-arms combat, notably the use of steady, spear-armed foot with mobile cavalry reserves.

The leader of King Edward I's army, Aymer de Valence had humiliated Robert the Bruce and his forces a year earlier at the Battle of Methven, wiping out roughly 4, of the Scottish king's supporters. Bannockburn: Bruce Reviewing His Troops Before the Battle via Wikimedia Commons Admittedly, it is surely a positive that in all parties made a conscious effort of restraint not to mangle centuries-past historical events and figures in their efforts to persuade (with the SNP in particular having moved away after from such ploys as.

A book about that claims the Templars joined forces with the Scottish king Robert the Bruce at the battle of Bannockburn in is meeting criticism from scholars. In his book, The Knights Templar And Scotland, Robert Ferguson claims that many Templars arrived in Scotland after their order was disbanded and many of their leaders put on trial.

A copy of an unknown Robert the Bruce letter from the build-up to the Battle of Bannockburn has been discovered. The letter, sent inasks English King Edward II to stop persecuting the Scots. The Battle Of Bannockburn poem by William Topaz McGonagall.

Sir Robert the Bruce at BannockburnBeat the English in every wheel and turnAnd made them fly in great dismay. Page/5. The Battle of Bannockburn took place in and was fought between Scotland, led by Robert the Bruce and England, led by King Edward 2nd.

Find out how the battle. The Society of King Robert the Bruce. K likes. Based in Aberdeen, Scotland. This page is dedicated to the life and times of King Robert the Bruce who lived from - The Bruce was one of Followers: K. It is very generally admitted that the Royal Order of Herodem was founded by King Robert Bruce, at Kilwinning.

Thory, in the Acta Latomorum, gives the following chronicle: "Robert Bruce, King of Scotland, under the title of Robert I, created the Order of St. Andrew of Chardon, after the battle of Bannockburn, which was fought on the 24th of June, The Battle of Bannockburn On Jthe Battle of Bannockburn brought an end to 18 years of misery and humiliation for the people of Scotland.

Edward I of England – known as “The Hammer of the Scots” – had occupied Scotland in and unceremoniously stripped King.

The Battle of Bannockburn by Ellen Castelow Since the English King Edward I had all but destroyed the Scottish army in the Scots, now under the leadership of Robert the Bruce, had largely avoided major set piece battles.