5 edition of Robert the Bruce"s rivals found in the catalog.
Incudes bibliographical references (p. 215-231) and index.
|LC Classifications||DA783.4 .Y68 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 244 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||98145203|
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Out of 5 stars Robert the Bruce's Rivals, the Comyns: Reviewed in Canada on February 6, Verified Purchase. Wonderful book offering well researched insight into the Comyn perspective previously neglected in favour of Robert the Bruce bias.
Read more. Report abuse/5(16). The aim of this book is to examine critically the 'bad press' gained by the Comyns in post-Bruce Scotland. The name 'Comyn' has long been associated in Scottish tradition with treachery - the family were involved in the infamous kidnapping of the young Alexander III inwere accused of treachery against William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk in and of betraying/5.
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Young highlights the Comyns' role as pillars of the Scottish monarchy and helps to establish the strength. This volume aims to critically examine the bad reputation gained by the Comyns in post-Bruce Scotland.
The name Comyn has long been associated in Scottish tradition with treachery: the family were involved in the infamous kidnapping of the young Alexaner III inwere accused of treachery against William Wallace at the Battle of Falkirk in Robert the Bruces rivals book, and of betraying Robert Bruce to Edward I of 4/5(1).
I bought this book to understand the history leading up to Robert the Bruce's murder of his rival, John Comyn, in Greyfriars' Church in Dumfries, Scotland in February No one knows why Robert Bruce called Comyn to a meeting or what set off the argument that ended when Bruce stabbed Comyn with a dagger/5.
I enjoyed this book but unfortunately around the same time I started reading Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland, which was a much better though different read quite a few history books on Robert the Bruce this year, I am not sure that Caroline Bingham's book provided me with any new information or insights into Good King Robert's character.4/5(2).
A list of books (including novels, popular histories and more specialist works) that provide an insight into the life and times of Robert the Bruce, King of Scots Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
Robert I, or as he is known to a grateful Scottish nation, Robert the Bruce, was one of Scotland's greatest kings, as well as one of the most famous warriors of his generation. He spearheaded the valiant Scots in their quest for freedom, leading his people during the Wars of Scottish Independence against the Kingdom of England during the middle.
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It actively supports cutting edge and early career work, in all relevant. Background. Robert de Brus, 1st Lord of Annandale, the first of the Bruce (de Brus) line, arrived in Scotland with David I in and was given the lands of Annandale in Dumfries and Galloway.
Several members of the Bruce family were called Robert, the future king was one of ten children, and the eldest son, of Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale, and Marjorie, Countess of Carrick, and.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns, by Alan Young (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. “A heroic biography of one of Scotland's legendary leaders, by a British novelist and former literary critic for the London Sunday Times” (Kirkus).
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.
Its people lived in abject poverty/5(4). Robert the Bruce's life story rivals King Arthur's for drama, pageantry and pathos. Yet The Bruce is an entirely true historical character faithfully rendered in Ronald McNair Scott's thrilling account/5(50).
From as King of Scots Robert Bruce would begin to win his realm. Michael Brown is reader in medieval Scottish history at the University of St Andrews.
His books include The Wars of Scotland(Edinburgh University Press, ) and Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles, (Edinburgh University Press, ). Click to read more about Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns, by Alan Young.
LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). 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.
Buy a cheap copy of Robert the Bruce: King of Scots book by Ronald McNair Scott. The story of one of the most remarkable of medieval kingsRobert the Bruce is one of the great heroic figures of history. When after years of struggle Scotland was Free shipping over $ Young, Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns, – Young, Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns, – Watson, Fiona REVIEWS kirkyard.
These minor quibbles aside, this is an impressive book which is sure to be enjoyed for many years to come by the student and the general reader alike. The Brus, also known as The Bruce, is a long narrative poem, in Early Scots, of just un octosyllabic lines composed by John Barbour which gives a historic and chivalric account of the actions of Robert the Bruce and Sir James Douglas in the Scottish Wars of Independence during a period from the circumstances leading up to the English invasion of through to Scotland's restored.
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.
Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. The story of Robert the Bruce runs from the death of Alexander III of Scotland in to Robert’s own death inaged His extraordinary achievement was to fend off both rivals at home and formidable English enemies to firmly establish his country’s independence.
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Walter Comyn, Earl of Menteith has appeared in the following books: Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns,Alexander II, King of Scots. Wallace is named Guardian of Scotland. But a year after Stirling Bridge he suffers defeat at the Battle of Falkirk.
He resigns as Guardian in favor of Robert the Bruce and John “The Red” Comyn. Nominally (at least in Bruce’s case) supporting the absent King John, the rivals are eventually joined by William Lamberton, Bishop of St.
Andrews. Robert the Bruce's Forgotten Victory The Battle of Byland Graham Bell. $; $; Publisher Description. This book tells the story of the Battle of Byland in October It was one of the most significant victories for the Scots against England, during the Wars of Scottish Independence. InRobert the Bruce was crowned king at Scone (pronounced Scoon), the traditional place of coronation for Scottish kings.
He was unable to be crowned upon the Stone of Scone because it had been seized by Edward I and was resting in Westminster Abbey. However, something else beside the Stone of Destiny was missing. Upcoming book - 'Master Robert Bruce'. Robert Bruce’s commanding preaching, his iron resolution and, above all, his daily fellowship with God, provided an example which his contemporaries and successors could never forget.
‘No man’, declared John Livingstone, ‘since the apostles’ time spake with such power’. Paperback. The family is descended from Robert de Bruce (d. ?), a Norman knight who came to England with William I the Conqueror and who was awarded by the gift of many manors, chiefly in Yorkshire, of which Skelton was the principal.
His son, the second Robert de Bruce (?–), received from Scotland’s King David I, his comrade at the English court of Henry I, a grant of the lordship of. James Bruce was born at the family seat of Kinnaird, Stirlingshire, and educated at Harrow School and Edinburgh University, and began to study for the bar, but his marriage to the daughter of a wine importer and merchant resulted in him entering that business wife died in Octoberwithin nine months of marriage, and Bruce thereafter travelled in Portugal and Spain as part of.
Robert the Bruce: Champion of a Nation by Stephen Spinks is a must-read for anyone interested in Scottish history, and one of the best non-fiction books I have read in recent years.
It is thoroughly enjoyable, totally engaging and impossible to put down. Robert the Bruce: Champion of a Nation is now available from Amazon in the UK. When the crown of Scotland became vacant in September on the death of the seven year old child monarch Margaret, the Maid of Norway, a total of thirteen claimants to the throne came with the most credible claims were John Balliol, Robert Bruce, John Hastings and Floris V, Count of Holland.
Fearing civil war, the Guardians of Scotland asked Edward I of England to arbitrate. providing the author's name and website url are attached to every article, i.e., (written by Robert Bruce, date written, ) Further to this, short excerpts from the author's online articles and tutorials may be used by.
The Wars of the Bruces: Scotland, England and Ireland, , by Colm McNamee, Tuckwell Press, Scotland,$ This new interpretation of the Scottish War of Independence grew out of author Colm McNamee’s dissertation for the University of Oxford on the social and economic impact of the Scottish incursions into the north of England, especially after their stunning victory at.
The Crown in the Heather, Book I of the Bruce Trilogy, is free. Other books in the series are Worth Dying For (The Bruce Trilogy: Book II) and The Honor Due a King (The Bruce Trilogy: Book III). To read closely related books, check out Isabeau and The King Must Die.
keywords: historical fiction, medieval, king, knight, battle, Robert the Bruce.Robert the Bruce was king of Scotland from to He won a famous victory against the English at the Battle of Bannockburn and freed Scotland from English rule.On 25 MarchRobert the Bruce was chosen to be King of Scots and to lead the fight for Scottish independence against Edward I of England.
Born in in Ayr, the son of Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick, he was the grandson of the Robert Bruce who had been one of the competitors for the throne after the death of the Maid of Norway.