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  John of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John was imprisoned in the Tower of London at first but eventually released on condition that he took up exile in France, where his family had estates, in Picardy.
However John's claim to the Scottish throne was revived by his son Edward Balliol, who claimed it, received support from the English, and had some temporary successes.
John married Isabella de Warenne, daughter of John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey and Alice de Lusignan.
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 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > John Balliol
Balliol was too weak to resist, and the Scots resented Edward's demands.
Edward I marched north, defeated the Scots at the Battle of Dunbar in East Lothian and captured the castles of Roxburgh, Edinburgh and Stirling.
Balliol was taken to England as a prisoner, but in 1299 he was allowed to go to France, where he lived on his family estates at Bailleul until his death in April 1313 at about the age of 63.
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 Balliol College: History - A Balliol Gazetteer
John Morton, Cardinal Archbishop of Canterbury, was born there (he was probably a Balliol man; his arms decorate the College Lodge); the Church has a spectacular carved and painted roof given by him in 1486.
John Snell, Benefactor, was buried in the Church 1679; original memorial destroyed or covered by pews in the 19th century.
John Kyrle (Balliol 1654), alias The Man of Ross, is celebrated everywhere - in the Church, in street names and by a pub called The Man of Ross, the inn-sign of which is a copy of the Balliol portrait (cat.
www.balliol.ox.ac.uk /history/gazetteer/index.asp   (2953 words)

 John Balliol - Wikipedia
John Balliol (* um 1240 oder 1249/50; † zwischen 4.
Balliol verweigerte diese Unterstützung und reaktivierte die Auld Alliance, ein Defensivbündnis Schottlands mit Frankreich.
Johns Sohn Edward Balliol gelangte 1332 mit Unterstützung der Engländer an die Macht, wurde jedoch vier Jahre später abgesetzt.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Balliol   (307 words)

 Encyclopedia: Wars of Scottish Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He chose Balliol on November 17, 1292 and on November 30, he was crowned as King of Scots at Scone Abbey.
Events January 20 - Edward Balliol surrenders title as King of Scotland to Edward III of England April 16 — the King of the Serbian Kingdom of Raška Stefan Dušan is proclaimed Tsar (Emperor) of all Serbs, Arbanasses and Greeks in Skopje by the Serbian Orthodox Christian Patriarch of a...
John de Warenne (1231?- September 27, 1304), 7th Earl of Surrey or Warenne, was prominent during the reigns of Henry III and Edward I. During his long life he fought in the Barons War and in Edward Is wars in Scotland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Wars-of-Scottish-Independence   (8476 words)

 John Balliol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Balliol the son of Devorguilla Balliol and John 5th Baron de Balliol the king of Scotland from November 17 1292 - 1296.
John finally up for himself and his nation and up the first international treaty of alliance Auld Alliance between Scotland Norway and France.
Edward defeated John and forced him to placing Scotland under the administration of English John was imprisoned in the Tower of London at first but eventually released on that he took up exile in France.
www.freeglossary.com /John_I_of_Scotland   (415 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John has the dubious honour of being the last Scottish monarch to be crowned on the Stone of Destiny.
John understandably objected to this and was immediately threatened with contempt of court and the loss of Scottish castles.
John concluded a treaty with Philip in October 1295 and assembled an army at Selkirk in March 1296.
www.scotlandspast.org /balliol.cfm   (530 words)

 About Balliol College: History - Founders of Balliol
The College was not founded by the John Balliol who was King of Scots 1292-1296, but by his father John Balliol, and was consolidated by the latter's widow Dervorguilla of Galloway.
John [de] Bal[l]iol, Founder of the College in about 1263, was the head of a family which had been prominent land-owners in England and France for several generations.
John Balliol King of Scots had two sons (one of them Edward, crowned King of Scots 1332, but soon deposed) and a daughter, none of whom left surviving issue.
www.balliol.ox.ac.uk /history/founders/index.asp   (913 words)

 Sir William Wallace of Ellerslie "from Outlaw to Guardian of Scotland" - Toom Tabard
But it ended in frustration, due to John Comyn's inability to penetrate the town's defences, as it was ringed by a stout wall and staunchly defended by the Earl and his English soldiers.
John Comyn now headed westwards and left a trail of wanton destruction as he burned and looted the villages, monasteries and churches of Corbridge, Hexham and Lanercost.
The Earl of Buchan, John Comyn, was attempting to co-ordinate the Scottish resistance.
www.waichung.demon.co.uk /william/toomtabard.htm   (1968 words)

 Battle of Bannockburn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Balliol's contested it and the Bruces launched attacks in southwest Scotland on the Balliol castle of Buittle, and the royal castles of Wigtown and Dumfries.
John Balliol was crowned King of the Scots on St Andrew's Day, thirtieth of November in the year1292.
John Balliol and the Comyns were taken to London and imprisoned in the Bloody Tower of London and John Balliol was then exiled to his lands in France.
www.royalhouseofstewart.org.uk /battba.htm   (3579 words)

 Buittle Castle
With John Comyn ruling in the west and John Balliol in the east, Galloway enjoyed for many years a period of peace and prosperity, which in later times was denied her.
John Balliol, the elder, dying in 1269, it was left to his widow, Devorgilla, to carry out his dearly cherished scheme to found and endow a college at Oxford, which was appropriately named Balliol College.
John Warrene, Earl of Surrey, was appointed "Guardian of Scotland," whilst his nephew, Henry de Percy, was made "Custodian of Galloway" and keeper of the castles of " Botel, Wygton, and Crugelton" (Sept. 8, 1296).
www.buittle.org.uk /buittle.htm   (1842 words)

 John Balliol - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
John Balliol, the son of Devorguilla Balliol and John, 5th Baron de Balliol, was the king of Scotland, crowned on St.
His father founded Balliol College in the University of Oxford.
His daughter Agness Maud Balliol was married to Bryan FitzAlan, Baron of Bedale.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/John_Balliol   (353 words)

 Robert the Bruce Murders John Comyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He chose John Balliol by way of primogeniture over Robert de Brus "The Bruce" who was the main claimant by virtue of tanistry.
One was John Comyn, nephew of the imprisoned King John Balliol.
Although John Comyn's pedigree and connections made him a famous man, he was considered by many to be weak and a failure.
www.tartans.com /articles/comynjmurder.html   (884 words)

 Scott Introduction
Balliol did homage to Edward as his Lord, but most other Scot's resisted Edward's demands for military service and Bailliol was unable to unite his people, and became rebellious.
Balliol's ruin was complete and final, It involved the confiscation of his estates, excommunication and eventually exile.
Robert the Bruce, a cousin of John Balliol, and son of a claimant to the throne in 1290, instigated another revolt in 1306 and ultimately defeated the army of Edward II at Bannockburn, freeing Scotland from English rule.
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 John de Balliol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1269), a Scottish feudal lord of Norman descent, was the father of the future king John I of Scotland by Dervorguilla of Galloway, daughter of Margaret of Huntingdon and Lord Alan of Galloway, whom he married c.
Balliol College of the University of Oxford is named after him.
This biography of a British peer or noble is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_de_Balliol   (93 words)

 Ancestors and Family of John de Balliol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King of Scotland from 1292 to 1296, the youngest son of John de Balliol and his wife Dervorguilla, daughter and heiress of the lord of Galloway.
He at once designated himself "heir of the kingdom of Scotland," clearly anticipating the vindication of his claim, which was derived from his mother, daughter of Margaret, eldest daughter of David, earl of Huntingdon, brother to kings Malcolm IV and William I the Lion.
John, however, soon proved rebellious; and when in June 1294 Edward demanded military aid from Scotland for his projected war in Gascony, the Scottish reaction was to conclude a treaty of mutual aid with the French.
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 [No title]
John Balliol created King of Scotland On the last day of November 1292, this John Balliol was made king at Scone; and having been there set on the royal throne, as is the custom, he was promoted in due manner.
For all the Comyns and their whole abettors stood by Balliol; while the Earls of Mar and Athol, with the whole strength of their power, cleaved, in the firm league of kinship, to the side of Robert Bruce, who was steadfastly tended in the indissoluble bond of love by Robert [Wishart], bishop of Glasgow.
John Balliol becomes king On the last day of November 1292, John Balliol was made king at Scone and raised up there on the royal throne as was the custom.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /History/Level3/Unit1.doc   (5852 words)

 Balliol College, Oxford University
John Balliol was one of Henry III's most powerful supporters during the Baron's War of 1258-1265.
Balliol married Devorguilla, a Scottish princess, and their son, also named John, briefly became King of Scotland in 1296.
Balliol was in and out of serious debt for the next century, a situation which was only remedied when some property it owned in Northumberland proved to be located atop a seam of rich coal.
www.britainexpress.com /cities/oxford/balliol.htm   (468 words)

 Bannockburn - the Struggle for the Crown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The two strongest were John Balliol, whose grandmother was Margaret, David's eldest daughter and Robert Bruce Lord of Annandale, the son of David's second daughter Isabella.
Balliol was a weak man, alternatively timid or haughty and often sick.
In July of 1296 Balliol wrote a craven letter to Edward begging forgiveness and when he submitted to the Bishop of Durham at Brechin castle, the heraldic arms of Scotland were humiliatingly torn from his tunic leaving him only with the contempuous nickname of 'Toom Tabard', the empty coat.
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 John Balliol 1292-1296
King Edward supported John Balliol, who he believed was the weaker and more compliant of the two Scottish claimants.
Balliol was imprisoned in the Tower of London, but later released provided he went to France, where he eventually died.
John Balliol succeeds to the Scottish throne, selected out of 13 competitors by Edward I. 1293 - An Anglo-Gascon fleet defeats a larger Norman-French fleet off the coast of Brittany, and then sacks La Rochelle.
www.royalty.info /scottish/john_balliol.shtml   (567 words)

 JOHN BALLIOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Balliol, der Sohn von Johann, Baron von Balliol, und Devorguilla Balliol, war König von Schottland von 17.
Balliol verweigerte diese Unterstützung und begründete die Auld Alliance, ein Bündnis Schottlands mit Frankreich.
Als Antwort darauf marschierte Eduard in Schottland ein und zwang John Balliol zur Kapitulation.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/J/John_Balliol   (134 words)

 John Balliol and the Nature of his accession.
Balliol’s claim was through the elder daughter but was not through a direct male line from there (the claim was through his mother’s family.) Bruce on the other hand was a direct male line descendant of the younger daughter.
John was found in contempt of court and sentenced to lose his three most important Castles and towns.
John’s position was not helped at all by the fact that he was not a strong willed man and so could easily be brow-beaten by Edward, forced to back down by his rivals and dominated by his allies.
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 Balliol College Virtual Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Balliol College maintains a claim to be the oldest college in the University.
The college is thought to date back as far as 1263 when John Balliol, a wealthy English Lord, and his wife Princess Dervorguilla of Galloway bought and maintained a house for poor students in the suburbs of Oxford as an act of charity.
When John Balliol died in 1269, his widow Dervorguilla put his arrangements on a permanent basis, and gave the College its first seal, which it still bears.
www.chem.ox.ac.uk /oxfordtour/balliolcollege/front.htm   (172 words)

 The National Trust for Scotland | Education Website | Teachers resources
Balliol was the grandson of David's eldest daughter, Margaret, while Bruce - already an old man - was the son of the second daughter, Isabel.
John Balliol was made King on the Stone of Destiny at Scone in November 1292.
Clement V died in 1316 and was succeeded by John XXII.
www.ntseducation.org.uk /teachers/bannockburn.html   (4711 words)

 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With B
Edward was the eldest son of John Balliol, the king of the Scots.
Married John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and mother of Henry IV.
John of Gaunt married Blanche, the daughter of Henry, Duke of Lancaster.
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 Untitled Document
On the last day of November 1292, this John Balliol was made king at Scone; and having been there set on the royal throne, as is the custom, he was promoted in due manner.
In the yuear 1305, William Wallace was craftily and treacherously taken by John of Menteith, who handed him over to the king of England; and he was, in London, torn limb from limb, and, as a reproach to the Scots, his limbs were hung of towers in sundry places throughout England and Scotland.
It should be noted that John, husband of the aforesaid Dervorguilla, died before the death of the aforesaid King Alexander III; she, however, survived him.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /History/Level3/unit1worksheet.htm   (6037 words)

 SCOTLAND IN THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1294 Edward I summoned John Balliol to court in Gascony.
On July 11, 1296, John Balliol surrendered the kingdom and was humiliatingly stripped of his royal insignia at Brechen.
Accordingly, the English lords under Edward Balliol son of John Balliol invaded Scotland with 3000 men and archers and took the throne on September 24, 1332, from the four year old David II.
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