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  David II of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David became king of Scotland upon the death of his father on June 7, 1329.
David, who had possibly recognized Edward III as his feudal superior, returned at once to Scotland; but owing to the poverty of the kingdom it was found impossible to raise the ransom.
David was not one of the more successful monarchs in Scottish history, but he has suffered from comparison with his illustrious father, and he was king under difficult objective conditions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_II_of_Scotland   (572 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Bruces > David II
David II was the elder and only surviving son of Robert I and his second wife, Elizabeth de Burgh.
David II, now aged 17, decided to invade England in support of his ally, France, but he was defeated and captured at the Battle of Neville's Cross, near Durham, on 17 October 1346.
David's concern over the succession, his growing friendship with Edward III, and his anger at the rebellion of some of his Earls, led to his attempted agreement with Edward III, which said that if David himself died childless, the King of England should succeed to the Scottish throne.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page123.asp   (413 words)

Alexander II (of Scotland) (1198-1249), king of Scotland (1214-49), the son of William the Lion.
David's grandson William the Lion, who was crowned king of Scotland in 1165, attempted to regain Northumbria by giving military aid to a rebellion in 1173-74 against Henry II of England.
Robert II (of Scotland) (1316-90), king of Scotland (1371-90), and founder of the Stuart dynasty in Scotland and England.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - David II (of Scotland)
David II (of Scotland) (1324-1371), king of Scotland (1329-1371), son of King Robert Bruce.
For more than 200 years after Bruce’s death in 1329 and the accession of his infant son as David II, Scotland was the scene of almost continuous...
This table covers the period from the unification of Scotland to the union of the crowns of Scotland and England.
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 Scotland's Past - David II king of Scotland from 1329 - 1371   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David II was unfortunate to have been king at the same time as Edward III, who was a capable and distinguished king.
David's reign can be easily split into separate parts - 1334-1341 when he spent his early years as an exile in France, 1346-1357 a prisoner in England, and the rest when he was actually in Scotland.
David was crowned king at Scone, and was the first to be annointed, a sign of papal approval.
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 The History Bookshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
3 Oct: Treaty of Berwick; David II of Scotland is released for a large ransom.
May:Treaty of Brétigny; the ransom on John II is reduced to three million crowns and Edward is recognised by the French to be sovereign lord of Aquitaine.
24 Oct: Treaty of Calais: John II is released and the Angevin lands are ceded to Edward III.
www.historybookshop.com /timelines/british-isles-1350-99.htm   (1993 words)

 Melrose Abbey Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
David intended this to be on the site of St Aidan's monastery, which had been destroyed by Kenneth MacAlpin and the Scots in 839AD.
Richard II of England defeated David II of Scotland and pushed the Scots back as far as Edinburgh, burning down Melrose Abbey as his army passed by.
English armies returned to southern Scotland in 1544, this time in support of efforts by Henry VIII to persuade the Scots to betroth the infant Mary Queen of Scots to his son.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /melrose/melroseabbey   (910 words)

 David II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David II King of Scotland from 1329, son of Robert (I) the Bruce.
David was married at the age of four to Joanna, daughter of Edward II of England.
In 1346 David invaded England, was captured at the battle of Neville's Cross, and imprisoned for 11 years.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0000800.html   (103 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Kings Of Scotland 859 - 1543 A.D - A198579
1034 : Duncan I the Gracious of Scotland.
1124 : David I the Saint of Scotland.
1249 : Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A198579   (303 words)

 The Stuarts in Scotland
Neither Robert II nor Robert III was an effective king, and many Scottish nobles questioned their right to the throne.
James II was left in the custody of his mother, Queen Jane.
Jane appointed Archibald, fifth Earl of Douglas, as lieutenant governor of Scotland.
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 David II (1329-71) (from Scotland) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Just over five years of age at his accession, he was soon confronted with a renewal of the Anglo-Scottish war, exacerbated by the ambitions of those Scots who had been deprived of their property by Robert I or otherwise disaffected.
In 1707, however, Scotland was joined to England, and the entire island became a single kingdom, the United Kingdom of Great Britain.
British playwright and director David Hare was a prolific playwright of the late 20th and early 21st centuries whose plays often express political viewpoints and are generally critical of British society.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-44590   (805 words)

 AllRefer.com - Robert II, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Robert II 1316–90, king of Scotland (1371–90), nephew and successor of David II.
The son of Walter the Steward and Marjory, daughter of Robert I, he was regent three times (1333–35, 1338–41, and 1346–58) for David II during the latter's exile and captivity.
On David's death (1371), however, he succeeded peacefully to the throne, in accordance with the succession law adopted in 1318.
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 Tour Scotland, Perthshire and Dunkeld.
The first story tells how David was wounded by two arrows at the Battle of Neville’s Cross in 1346 and how one of the arrows was extracted from the wound only after he had made a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Monan, when the arrow leapt from the wound.
The pulpit was on the south wall and there were galleries extending across the east end of the choir and along the greater pan of the north wall, and to the west of the pulpit the Newark gallery.
General Sir David Leslie of Newark being an elder of the kirk and a member of Presbytery.
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 Some proposed corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 5: Fife
David de Berclay obtained a Papal dispensation, 27 June 1358, to marry with Elizabeth, da.
According to Sir Thomas Gray's Scalacronica, William de Ramsay was made earl of Fife by King David II of Scotland (who claimed that Duncan had earlier forfeited the earldom), and this took place soon after the king's deliverance from captivity [Sir H. Maxwell's translation, pp.
David's deliverance took place in Autumn 1357, and William appears as earl in a document dated 20 March 1358 [Acts of David II, no 178].
www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk /cp/p_fife.shtml   (1015 words)

 AllRefer.com - David II, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
David II, king of Scotland, British And Irish History, Biographies
David II (David Bruce), 1324–71, king of Scotland (1329–71), son and successor of Robert I. David's guardians were not strong enough to prevent the invasion (1332) of Scotland by Edward de Baliol, who, with the support of Edward III of England, was victorious at Halidon Hill (1333).
The young king was sent to France, where he was maintained in the ChAteau Gaillard by Philip VI.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With D
David was the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and Margaret.
David II dies and is succeeded by Robert II
Hugh the younger was to play an important role at the side of Edward II in military aspects and as an advisor.
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 King David II of Scotland - Famous Scots From Virtual Scotland
David was the son of Robert Bruce, the hero of Bannockburn, he married in 1328 Joan, sister of King Edward III of England.
Led through the streets of London on a horse on his way to the Tower, he remained in cativity for 11 years until he was set free by the Treaty of Berwick in 1357 in return for a heavy ransom of 100,000 marks.
Constant warfare and the Black Death had made the country poorer than ever, but 76,000 marks of the ransom was paid by the death of Edward III in 1377, six years after the death of the inglorious David II himself.
www.virtualscotland.co.uk /scotland_articles/famous-scots/king-david-II.htm   (257 words)

 John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1346) was a significant figure in the reign of David II of Scotland, and was joint regent for a short time.
During a desperate period when Scotland was invaded and in danger of being overrun by Edward Balliol and his supporters, Randolph was appointed joint regent with the Steward, the future Robert II.
However the two men quarrelled, and Randolph was captured by the English.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Randolph,_3rd_Earl_of_Moray   (146 words)

 royalhousesofscotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Suceeded by Constantine, II of Alba, King of Scotland son of Kenneth I, MacAlpin, King of Scotland.
She fled to Scotland where she was married against her wishes to King Malcolm to whom she bore six sons and two daughters.
James Stuart, James V King of Scotland, is only an infant when he rises to the throne; however, he does not rule on his own for fifteen years.
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Later married Elizabeth de Burgh of Ulster, one male heir David, later David II of Scotland.
Marjory married Walter the Steward, whose son later became Robert II of Scotland, from this union was the Royal House of Stewart/Stuart descended and the current British royal family.
In the 13th century Scotland and England were good friends before Edward I invaded and declared the country a vasaal kingdom in 1296.
www.robert-the-bruce.com   (980 words)

 This is Jersey - Living in Jersey - History & Heritage - King David Bruce
Indirectly, it was David Bruce, otherwise known as David II of Scotland.
Bruce, who was the son of Robert the Bruce, victor of the Battle of Bannockburn, at which he defeated Edward II, King of England, did not lead a peaceful life.
Bruce was able to resume the throne as David II in 1341, turning Scotland into one of France’s most important allies and laying the foundations for the Auld Alliance between the two countries.
www.thisisjersey.com /code/showarticle.pl?ArticleID=000780   (539 words)

In 1353, the McCullochs swore allegiance to King David II of Scotland and in 1360, Patrick McCullagh received compensation of 100 merks for his family's sufferings and loss of lands in Scotland during their staunch support of the Balliols and the King of England.
Three years later, in 1363, Patrick's son, Sir Patrick McCulloch, had the family's Scottish lands restored to him by King David II of Scotland, a final sign that the family had regained the King's trust and favour.
From 1363 to 1463, documentary evidence is scant on the Gallovidian McCullochs and it is during this period that some cadet branches of the family may have moved north to the Highlands through marriage or after serving as mercenaries abroad.
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 DAVID II. - LoveToKnow Article on DAVID II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
France, except that Chteau Gaillard was given to him for a residence, and that he was present at the bloodless meeting of the English and French armies at Vironfosse in October 1339.
as his feudal superior, returned at once to Scotland; but owing to the poverty of the kingdom it was found impossible to raise the ransom.
DAVID I. To properly cite this DAVID II.
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 BBC - Radio 4 - This Sceptred Isle - Edward III and the Start of the Hundred Years' War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1332 Balliol invaded Scotland, David II went into exile and Balliol was crowned King at Scone but was driven back into England by the Scots.
England's relations with the French were deteriorating not only because of their alliance with Scotland but because of their interference in the English/Flemish wool trade.
Henry III was nicknamed "King of the Sea" by Parliament because of his interest in the navy.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/sceptred_isle/page/34.shtml   (723 words)

 David II
David II, King of Scotland, son of King Robert the Bruce by his second wife, Elizabeth de Burgh, was born at Dunfermline on the 5th of March 1324.
Owing to the victory of King Edward III of England and his protégé, Edward Baliol, at Halidon Hill in July 1333, David and his queen were sent for safety into France, reaching Boulogne in May 1334, and being received very graciously by the French king, Philippe VI.
A few installments were paid, but the king sought to get rid of the liability by offering to make Edward III, or one of his sons, his successor in Scotland.
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 Battle of Neville's Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In desperation, King Philip VI of France appealed to his friend and ally King David II of Scotland to create a diversion by launching an attack on Northern England.
It is said that, as David approached Durham, he had a dream in which he was warned not to invade St Cuthbert's holy territory.
David was then captured by John Copeland - the leader of the detachment.
www.dur.ac.uk /~dla0www/c_tour/nevilles.html   (996 words)

 Timeline for England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David II invades England; at Neville's Cross, near Durham, he is defeated and captured
David II of Scotland dies without issue; he is succeeded by his cousin, Robert II, the first Sewart (-1390)
James III of Scotland is murdered in flight from his defeat at Sauchieburn; his son, James IV succeeds (-1513), though he is in the custody of the rebels
history.boisestate.edu /hy309/England/timelineengland.htm   (2143 words)

 Welcome to WWW.BeMentFamily.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1314 Edward II and his barons raised an army of some 100,000 men with which to crush Bruce, but in the attempt to lift the siege of Stirling they were decisively defeated (see Battle of Bannockburn).
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II, King of England, born 6 Jan 1366/67 in Bordeaux, France; died 14 Feb 1400/01 in deposed and murdered.
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 Battle of Neville's Cross, 17 October 1346   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A Scottish army led by David II crossed into Northern England under pressure from their French allies.
Only two months after the French had been defeated at Crecy, the Scots were similarly crushed at Neville's Cross in Durham.
David II of Scotland was captured after the battle and spend the next eleven years in captivity in England.
www.rickard.karoo.net /articles/battles_nevillescross.html   (72 words)

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