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  ROBERT II. - LoveToKnow Article on ROBERT II.
Robert's concluding days were troubled by a rising on the part of these two sons, and after a short war, in which he was worsted, the king died at Melun on the 2oth of July 1031.
Nevertheless, Robert himself kept a close oversight over its government, and this was one reason which led to the revolt of his sons in 1030.
ROBERT (1275-1343), king of Naples, was the son of Charles II., duke of Anjou and king of Naples, and in his youth took part in several expeditions to Sicily with the object of wresting the island from Frederick III.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RO/ROBERT_II_.htm   (964 words)

 Famous Scots - King Robert II (Stewart)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert Stewart was born the 2nd of March, 1316 to Marjorie Bruce and Walter Stewart at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
David II was defeated and captured by the English at the Battle of Neville's Cross.
In 1351, David II was released to propose John of Gaunt as heir to the Scottish throne, the Scots refused this and David returned to captivity in England.
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 Robert II of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert II the Pious (French: Robert II le Pieux) (March 27, 972 - July 20, 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031.
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Robert II was born on March 27, 972 in Orléans, France, the son of King Hugh Capet (938-996) and Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004).
The kingdom Robert inherited was not large, and in an effort to increase his power, he vigorously pursued his claim to any of the feudal lands as they became vacant which action usually resulted in war with a counter-claimant.
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 Robert II of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert II (March 2, 1316 – April 19, 1390), king of Scotland, called "the Steward", a title that gave the name to the House of Stewart (or Stuart).
Robert was the sole son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland (d.
Robert had married her in 1336, but as the marriage had been criticised as uncanonical, he remarried her in 1349.
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 Robert II, Duke of Burgundy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert II of Burgundy (1248–March 21, 1306) was duke of Burgundy between 1271 and 1306.
Robert was the third son of duke Hugh IV and Yolande of Dreux.
Robert ended the practice of giving away parts of the Burgundian estate to younger sons and as dowries to the daughters.
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 Robert, II Biography / Biography of Robert, II Biography Biography
Robert II (1316-1390) was king of Scotland from 1371 to 1390.
Robert first came to prominence at the battle of Halidon in 1333, where he was one of the commanders of the losing Scottish side and was in consequence dispossessed of his estates by Edward Balliol, the English-supported rival to Robert Bruce's son David II (born 1324; reigned 1329-1371).
Robert was uninterested in, and powerless to stop, the renewed and increasingly bitter hostilities between the English and the Scots (the latter egged on by the French) culminating in the burning of Edinburgh in 1385 and the Scottish victory at Otterburn 3 years later.
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 ROBERT II. (OF FRANCE) - LoveToKnow Article on ROBERT II. (OF FRANCE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was probably in consequence of this accident that his brother Robert, earl of Fife, and not the crown prince himself, was made guardian of the kingdom in 1389; but the latter succeeded to the throne on his father's death in May 1390.
ROBERT I. (a 865-923), king of France, or king of the Franks, was the younger son of Robert the Strong, count of Anjou, and the brother of Odo, or Eudes, who became king of the western Franks in 888.
Robert left a son, Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, and his grandson was Hugh Capet, king of France.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RO/ROBERT_II_OF_FRANCE_.htm   (1317 words)

 Scotland's Past - Robert II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert's first marriage was to Elizabeth Mure, a marriage that had to be cleared by papal dispensation in 1347 for it contravened the complex, and largely illogical, 'forbidden degrees of kinship'.
Robert II died at Dundonald on the 19th April 1390 and was buried at Scone.
Robert III was forced to engage in a long-term struggle with his brother Albany for control of the kingdom.
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 Robert II de Normandie - Wikipédia
Robert Courteheuse, « appelé ainsi en raison de sa taille râblée » (vers 1054-1134 emprisonné au château de Cardiff), duc de Normandie de 1087 à 1106.
Robert maria Sybille, fille de Godefroi de Brindisi, comte de Conversano (et une grande nièce de Robert Guiscard et eut un fils, Guillaume Cliton, héritier du duché de Normandie.
Robert prit comme son proche conseiller Rainulf Flambard, qui avait été auparavant le secrétaire de son père.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_II_de_Normandie   (597 words)

 The Genealogy Website of Adams/Simpson - pafg55 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert II Stewart [King-Scotland] [Parents] was born on 2 Mar 1316 in Dundonald,Kyle,Ayrshire,Scotland.
Mrs Robert II Stewart [Concubine 4].Mrs married Robert II Stewart [King-Scotland] in Not Married.
Mrs Robert II Stewart [Concubine 5].Mrs married Robert II Stewart [King-Scotland] in Not Married.
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 Famous Scots - King Robert II
This son, David II, became king in 1329, and from then until 1371 Robert was one of the chief men of his kingdom.
Robert fought at the Battle of Halidon in 1333 and was a leader at the battle of Neville's Cross when David was captured.
King Robert II died April 13, 1390, in Dundonald Castle and was succeeded by his son, Robert III.
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 The Age of Chivalry - Robert II Curthose, Duke of Normandy 1087-1106   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert was the eldest son of William the Conqueror and succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy in 1087.
Robert, though something of a lousy governor, found a niche in crusading and was present in many of the prominent battles: the Battle of Dorylaeum (1st July 1097), the Siege of Antioch (October 1097 – June 1098), and the Siege of Jerusalem.
Robert de Bellême was a ruthless baron and although he lost his lands in England and Wales to the King he still owned many castles in Normandy (where Bellême itself was located) and went on the rampage; anyone not submitting themselves to him, be they knight or lady, were mutilated or put to death.
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 Robert II
During David's periods of exile and of imprisonment by the English, Robert the Steward was joint regent (1334-35; with John Randolph, 3rd earl of Moray) and sole regent (1338-41, 1346-57).
From 1384 the kingdom was administered by Robert's eldest son, John, earl of Carrick (afterward King Robert III), and from 1388, by his next surviving son, Robert, earl of Fife (afterward 1st duke of Albany).
Partly because of this dispute, Walter, earl of Atholl, one of Robert's sons by Euphemia, instigated the murder (1437) of James I, king of Scots, grandson of Robert and Elizabeth Mure.
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 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.
Robert's first marriage took place after the birth of several of his sons, but their succession to the throne was legitimized by an act of Parliament in 1373.
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 Robert Owen
Robert Owen, the son of a saddler and ironmonger from Newtown in Wales, was born on 14th May, 1771.
Robert was an intelligent boy who did very well at his local school, but at the age of ten, his father sent him to work in a large drapers in Stamford, Lincolnshire.
Robert Owen: Because I consider it to be injurious to the children, and not beneficial to the proprietors.
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 Robert II, Count of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He became known as Robert of Jerusalem after his exploits in the First Crusade.
He was the eldest son of Robert I of Flanders and Gertrude of Holland.
Robert died near Meaux from a wound he received while aiding his overlord, King Louis VI of France, against Theobald of Blois.
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Robert II, the Pious (972 - 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031.
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Robert II was born on March 27, 972 in Orleans, France, the son of King Hugh Capet (938-996) and Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004).
The marriage was arranged by Robert’s father and ended in divorce.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/robert_ii_of_france.html   (414 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Stewarts > Robert II
Robert was the son of Robert I's daughter Marjorie and her husband Walter the Steward.
When he finally succeeded his nephew in 1371, at the age of 54, he was an old man by medieval standards and had difficulty controlling his nobles, who were eager to renew the war with England.
Robert married twice and produced 21 children (eight were illegitimate), and the fact that his first wife's children were born outside the marriage created long-standing bitterness as Robert III's reign was to show.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page125.asp   (210 words)

 Robert II of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert was the sole son of Walter, the 5th High Steward of Scotland (d.
Accused, probably without truth, of desertion at Neville's Cross, the Steward as heir-apparent was greatly chagrined by the king's proposal to make Edward III of England, or one of his sons, the heir to the Scottish throne, and by David's marriage with Margaret Logie.
By the terms of the decree of 1318 Robert now succeeded to the throne, and was crowned at Scone in March 1371.
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 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert II (of Scotland) (1316-90), king of Scotland (1371-90), and founder of the Stuart dynasty in Scotland and England.
Robert rebelled in 1363 and was captured and imprisoned until shortly before David's death in 1371; he then became king according to the provisions of the decree of 1318.
Robert III came to the throne at the age of 53 and faced the menace of the Highlanders who were not beyond ravaging the lowland areas of Scotland.
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 AllRefer.com - Robert II, duke of Normandy (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert II (Robert Curthose), c.1054–1134, duke of Normandy (1087–1106); eldest son of King William I of England.
England fell to his younger brother William II, with whom Robert was intermittently at war (1090–96) until Robert went (1096–1100) on the First Crusade.
While he was away, William II died and Henry I, youngest son of William I, was crowned.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Stewarts > Robert III
When Robert II died, he was succeeded by his 53-year-old son John, who took the name Robert III (as his given name John brought back defeatist memories of John Balliol).
As well as his advanced years, Robert suffered other disadvantages: he was born illegitimate (made legitimate in 1347), and he had been disabled in 1388 by a horse's kick, so that he had been regarded as unfit to govern for his father.
He was dominated by his younger brother, the Duke of Albany, and when he tried to rule for himself, 'he who was strong oppressed the weak and the whole kingdom was one den of thieves', according to one of the chroniclers.
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 Robert II --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Robert was exiled to Italy but returned as duke on his father's death.
From 1980 until his retirement in 1991, Robert Runcie served as archbishop of Canterbury, primate of the Church of England, and titular head of the Anglican Communion.
The English antiquarian Robert Cotton was the founder of the Cottonian Library and a prominent member of Parliament during the reign of Charles I. The collection of historical documents amassed by Cotton in his library eventually formed the basis of the manuscript collection of the British Museum.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9377001?tocId=9377001   (807 words)

 Robert II on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
Through most of his reign the government was dominated by two of these sons—John, earl of Carrick (later Robert III) and Robert Stuart, later 1st duke of Albany.
CLEAR LAKE, WI -- Robert Cahow was killed in World War II and his body was recently found in this unmarked grave in Germany and was identified by his dogtags.
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 Ancestors and Family of Robert II Curthose of Normandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert was the eldest son of King William I of England.
England fell to his younger brother William II, with whom Robert was intermittently at war (1090-96) until Robert, in 1096, pawned Normandy to William so he could join the crusades of Pope Urban II.
Robert married Sibylla of Conversano, daughter of Geoffrey of Conversano and Unknown, in 1100 in Apulia, Sicily, Italy.
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 Robert II de France - Wikipédia
Robert II, dit le Pieux (27 mars 972 - 20 juillet 1031), roi des Francs de 996 à 1031.
Pour des raisons de consanguinité, le pape obligera la dissolution du mariage en 1003, et Robert se remarie avec Constance d'Arles.
On connaît le règne de Robert II grâce à une biographie écrite dans le monastère de Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire et grâce aux détails fournis par Raoul Glaber.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_II_de_France   (222 words)

 Robert II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert II of Scotland (1316-1390), known as "The Steward"
Robert II of Flanders (1065-1111), known as "Robert of Jerusalem"
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_II   (84 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Richard II, born in 1367, was the son of Edward, the Black Prince and Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent.
Richard was but ten years old when he succeeded his grandfather, Edward III; England was ruled by a council under the leadership of John of Gaunt, and Richard was tutored by Sir Simon Burley.
Henry had an on-again, off-again relationship with his cousin, Richard II He was one of the Lords Appellant who, in 1388, persecuted many of Richard's advisor-favorites, but his excellence as a soldier gained the king's favor - Henry was created Duke of Hereford in 1397.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon33.html   (710 words)

It should be noted that in early mediæval Scotland, it was the eldest and/or ablest male of the royal house, and not the heir of line, that inherited the throne.
He was murdered by Robert the Bruce on February 10, 1306 at the Church of the Grey Friars, Dumfries.
Robert the Bruce married first in 1296 to Isobel of Mar, daughter of Donald, Earl of Mar and granddaughter of Llwelyn Fawr "the Great" ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales.
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 Robert II (Le Pieux)
Robert II le Pieux luttera pendant quatorze ans pour prendre possession du duché de Bourgogne.
Robert le Pieux remettra le duché de Bourgogne à son fils, le futur Henri Ier tout en continuant à gouverner personnellement la province.
Robert le Pieux fera alors couronner l'aîné de ses fils survivants, Henri Ier duc de Bourgogne, le dimanche 15 mai 1027.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Legends II : New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert Silverberg's excerpt from THE BOOK OF CHANGES shines as the sci-fi master weaves a tasteful story of a kidnapped poet in a faraway land.
Legends II is the second collection by Robert Silverberg and it is just as good as the first collection.
Robert Silverberg:Pretty good, went through some important historical events in Majipoor, not quite as good as his story in the previous Legends, but still not all that bad.I encourage you to try Lord Valentine's Castle, its REALLY good.
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