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Robert the Bruce : King of the Scots

Author: Michael A Penman
Publisher: New Haven [Connecticut] ; London [England] : Yale University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert the Bruce (1274-1329) was the famous unifier of Scotland and defeater of the English at Bannockburn - the legendary hero responsible for Scottish independence. Michael Penman retells the story of Robert's rise - his part in William Wallace's revolt against Edward I, his seizing of the Scottish throne after murdering his great rival John Comyn, his excommunication, and devastating battles against an enemy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Penman, Michael A.
Robert the Bruce.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2014007172
(OCoLC)871689437
Named Person: Robert, King of Scots; Robert, King of Scots
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Penman
ISBN: 9780300209280 0300209282 1306827973 9781306827973
OCLC Number: 882258650
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 443 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, photographs
Responsibility: Michael Penman.

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This fascinating new biography of the great Scottish hero focuses on his kingship in the fifteen years that followed his triumphant victory at Bannockburn.  Read more...

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'Robert Bruce's piety is one of the fascinating themes that characterise Michael Penman's full and definitive account of the king's life and reign. A magesterial study.'-Michael Prestwich, author of Read more...

 
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