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  Famous Scots - Charles II
The King's forces were defeated at the Battle of Edgehill in 1645 (watched by the Prince of Wales and his younger brother James) and again at the Battle of Naseby in 1646.
King Charles I was captured by the Scots who turned him over to the English authorities.
The Scottish Parliament declared Charles II to be king of Scotland.
www.rampantscotland.com /famous/blfamcharles2.htm   (761 words)

  James I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland
James was formally crowned King of Scotland at the Church of the Holyrood, Stirling, on 29 July 1567.
The King and Lord Arran escaped in 1583; Lord Gowrie was executed, and the rebels forced to flee to England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James_I_of_England   (4459 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of British monarchs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
King James I of England/VII of Scotland, the first monarch to rule the Kingdoms of England and Scotland at the same time Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April...
Giric of Scotland was king of Scotland from 878 to 889.
Indulf was king of Scotland from 954 to 962.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-British-monarchs   (8036 words)

 William I of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
William I (William the Lion), (1142/1143 - December 4, 1214) reigned as King of Scotland from 1165 to 1214.
At the end of that time the new English king, Richard the Lionheart, agreed to terminate it in return for 10,000 silver marks.
William was married to Ermengarde de Beaumont, a granddaughter of King Henry I of England, in 1186.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_I_of_Scotland   (584 words)

 Scots language -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Scots became considered to have a (additional info and facts about substratal) substratal relationship to English as opposed to an (additional info and facts about adstratal) adstratal relationship or put another way Scots became (additional info and facts about heteronomous) heteronomous and not (additional info and facts about autonomous) autonomous to English.
Residual features of Scots (often regarded as (Informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar) slang) in the speech of the young urban working class are often derogatorily referred to as (additional info and facts about Ned speak) Ned speak.
Northern Scots, spoken north of Dundee, often split into North Northern, Mid Northern—also known as North East Scots and affectionately referred to as "the (The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in the Peloponnesus) Doric"—and South Northern.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sc/scots_language.htm   (3225 words)

 Geraint King of Scots (Strathclyde)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
- Great-granddght of Ariel of the Scots (Picts)
- - Dght of Geraint Princess of Scots (Strathclyde)
- - Dght II of Princess of Scots (Strathclyde)
www.american-pictures.com /genealogy/persons/per08749.htm   (35 words)

 Robert the Bruce, King of Scots
The king of Scots, who commanded the main and inactive body of his army on the plain, had soon perceived the difficulty, if not impracticability of the adventure in which his two brave generals had engaged themselves.
That the king of Scotland, during the then weak state of the councils of England, had determined to insist upon the full recognition of his title, seems to have been, from the decisiveness of his preparations, the true, or more important, motive of the war.
The principal articles were the recognition of king Robert’s titles; the independent sovereignty of the kingdom; and the marriage of Johanna, king Edward’s sister, to David, the son and heir of the king of Scots.
www.electricscotland.com /history/bruce/part7.htm   (1949 words)

 James I, King of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Robert III soon died, James was styled King James I of Scotland even though he remained in England and his uncle, the Duke of Albany became Governor of Scotland.
James was also used in the campaigns by King Henry V of England against France.
King Henry tried to claim Scots fighting for France were treasonous as they were fighting against their King of Scots.
www.royalstuarts.org /james_1.htm   (337 words)

 Kenneth MacAlpin, King of Scots and Picts
His father was Alpin Mac Eochaid, the rightful King of Scots, and his mother was either a daughter of Achalas, King of Argyllshire or a princess of the royal lines of the Picts.
King Drust and the remaining Earls of Caledonia attended the feast, where they were murdered.
This stone was used in the coronation ceremony of the Kings of Dalriada and for hundreds of years the Kings of Scots would sit on it to be crowned.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/history_scotland/77834   (515 words)

 Primary Sources: The death of Elizabeth of York and the betrothal of Princess Margaret to the king of Scots, 1503
She was married to the Scottish king James IV on 8 August 1503, in an attempt to establish peace between the two kingdoms.
Her great-grandson, King James VI of Scotland, became King James I of England in 1603, thus uniting the two countries.
And when all things were ready and prepared the king moved on the last day of June from Richmond, in the company of this daughter, and came to Colyweston, where his mother the countess of Richmond then was.
englishhistory.net /tudor/elizdeat.html   (360 words)

Descended indirectly from King William the Lyon of Scotland.
The first was called the Hammer of the Scots, the second hated Scotland as much as his father but lacked the other's will and the third later gained fame as the Black Prince.
In the words of a Scottish poet Bruce 'outfaced three English kings and kept a people's faith.' Domestically the Comyns were the main family against Bruce although he had many other lesser enemies.
www.robert-the-bruce.com   (980 words)

 Images of Robert the Bruce
He was descended from the great King David 1, since he was the great-grandson of Isabel, the daughter of the Earl of Huntingdon who in turn was the grandson of David 1.
Regarded as a 'useless king', he was the great-grandson of David, Earl of Huntingdon, who in turn was the grandson of King David 1 of Scotland (1124 - 1153).
The Stuart Kings were descended from King Robert the Bruce directly, and so too are the present Royal Family, who are descended from the daughter of King James V1 of Scotland (James 1 of England).
www.magicdragon.com /Wallace/Bruce6.html   (650 words)

 BBC - History - William Wallace and Robert I, King of Scots 1297 - 1307   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
William Wallace and Robert I, King of Scots 1297 - 1307
The Scots quickly took a dislike to his interventionist policies and this provided an excuse for the English king to launch a full-scale invasion of Scotland.
King John (already placed under restrictions by discontented Scottish noblemen) was forced to abdicate, leaving Scotland under the rule of English officials.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/britain/mid_w_wallace.shtml   (397 words)

 BBC - History - Accession of David I, King of Scots 1124   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Accession of David I, King of Scots 1124
Henry's death before David, however, meant that the Scottish throne passed to the young Malcolm IV (1153-65) and was considerably weakened.
King John and the loss of Normandy 1204
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/britain/ang_david_scots.shtml   (218 words)

 ipedia.com: Charles II of England Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Charles was the eldest son of King Charles I of England and Queen Henrietta Maria, born at St James's Palace on May 29 1630.
As a result, on January 1, 1651, he was crowned King of Scots at Scone.
On January 30 1661, the anniversary of King Charles I's execution, Oliver Cromwell's body was exhumed from Westminster Abbey and hung from the gallows at Tyburn.
www.ipedia.com /charles_ii_of_england.html   (1538 words)

 Called King of Scots
It is a tale told of struggle against hardship, overcoming odds, tyrant kings, rebel leaders, and most of all a tale told of good v.
The death of King Alexander III in 1284 had left Scotland with no direct heir to the throne, and in the ensuing struggle for various feudal lords to come to power, King Edward of England swept in and established himself as a rightful claimant to the Scottish throne.
This was seen as very agreeable to the Scots, and on March 17, 1328, King Robert and emissaries from England settled on a final and lasting treaty in Edinburgh.
albanach.org /bruce.html   (2915 words)

 Literary Encyclopedia: James I, King of Scots
James I’s place in the general history of Scotland, as one of the strongest and ablest kings of the House of Stewart, is assured.
This hastened the death of the old king, and James nominally succeeded to the Scottish throne on 4 April 1406.
The opening stanza with its arresting image of the night sky, and implicit reference to the cosmic theme of mutability and uncertainty in the context of divine omniscience, demonstrates the grace and fluency which is maintained throughout the poem:
www.litencyc.com /php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5479   (1182 words)

 Gourmet Food Shop >> Robert the Bruce: King of Scots
Robert the Bruce, King of Scots by Ronald M. Scott is the life of the Bruce as history remembers him today.
One is shown the growth of the playboy Lord of Annandale to the courageous, self-sacrificing warrior king who risks everything to lead his people to freedom.
Only six months had passed since he was crowned King, and now his kingdom had shrunk to a little island six-and a-half miles long and one-and-a-half miles wide.
www.advancingwomen.com /gourmetfoodshop/?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=0786703296   (764 words)

 James III, King of Scots (1451 - 1488) - Find A Grave Memorial
The son of James II and Mary of Guelders, he succeeded his father and was crowned at Kelso Abbey on August 10, 1460 at the age of 8.
In the power vacuum following Queen Mary's death in 1463, the young king was kidnapped by his brother and Lord Boyd and imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle.
The 37 year old king was wounded and left the field, where he was murdered by a man pretending to be a priest.
www.findagrave.com /cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8607685   (281 words)

 Bethel - Jacob's Pillar
King Fergus got charters and evidence that the CROWN OF SCOTLAND belonged to him and his successors, and had them engraved in marble with the images of beasts in the form of letters -- which were used in his day.
When the king looked on her, he was seeking knowledge and asking questions of her (Genesis 3:17*), for it seemed to him that she was a goddess of great power.
In preparation for king George 6th's coronation, The Stone was temporarily removed from the Coronation Chair, and a photograph was taken of it.
jahtruth.co.uk /stone.htm   (14145 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The early Scottish Monarchs > Macbeth
In the play, Macbeth and his wife murder the aged King Duncan when he comes to visit them in their castle.
In reality, Macbeth killed Duncan, who was about 39, in battle, and made himself king instead.
Macbeth was the last Scottish king to be buried on Iona.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page95.asp   (200 words)

 Macbeth, King of Scots
Not the great villain portrayed by Shakespeare, Macbeth was no worse and probably better than many medieval kings and Scotland was relatively stable under his government.
He went to Rome on pilgrimage in 1050 and is said to have ‘scattered alms like seed corn’.
He is buried on the island of Iona.
www.visitdunkeld.com /macbeth.htm   (52 words)

Curan, the son of KING AED of Connaught, who happened to be a hostage at TARA at the time, killed the son of the High-king's steward during a game of caman.
Fergus, son of Ferchard, was first King of the Scots in Scotland, and brought the CHAIR from Ireland to Argyll, and was crowned in it.
The twelfth king, Evenus, built a town near Beregonium, called after his name Evonium, now called Dunstaffnage, to which the STONE was removed, and the remainder of the forty kings are all crowned in Dunstaffnage, reign there, and are buried there.
www.biblemysteries.com /library/liafail.htm   (13503 words)

 Berkshire History: Biographies: David II, King of Scots (1324-1371)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In accordance with the terms of the Treaty of Northampton, he was married, in July 1328, to Joanna, the daughter of King Edward II of England and inherited the Kingdom of Scotland upon his father's death in June 1329.
When David’s nephew, King Edward III of England and the rival claimant to the Scottish throne, his protege, Edward Balliol, were victorious at the Battle of Halidon Hill in July 1333, David and his queen fled to the safety of the French Court.
Little is known about King David’s time across the Channel, though he was given Chateau Gaillard as his residence and he was present, in October 1339, at the bloodless meeting between the French and English armies at Vironfosse.
www.berkshirehistory.com /bios/david2_scots.html   (534 words)

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