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  Robert III of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert III ("circa" 1340 – April 4, 1406), king of Scotland (reigned 1390 - 1406), the eldest son of King Robert II by his mistress, Elizabeth Mure, became legitimised with the formal marriage of his parents about 1349.
Probably in consequence of this accident his brother Robert, Earl of Fife, and not the crown prince himself, became guardian of the kingdom in 1389; but the latter succeeded to the throne on his father's death in May 1390.
Robert even asked to be buried under a dunghill with the epitaph: Here lies the worst of Kings and the most miserable of men.
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 23RD GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert II Stewart of SCOTLAND King was born in 1315 in Scotland (founder Stuart Dynasty).
Robert Earl of Fife, Duke of ALBANY was born in 1340 in Scotland - aka Robert Stewart.
Margaret of SCOTLAND Princess was born in Scotland - dtr of Robert II.
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 22ND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Margaret STEWART was born in Scotland - eldest dtr of Robert III.
Elizabeth STUART was born in Argyll - of the Clan Fife of Scotland.
Mary Dtr of Robert III STEWART was born in Scotland - dtr of King Robert III.
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 Scotland's Past - Robert III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert was already in his fifties when he came to power and by all accounts he was an invalid and a depressive.
Robert III had finally realised that the situation was now desperate and he had his last surviving son, Prince James, put aboard a merchant ship headed for France.
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 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert of Winchelsea, theologian and opponent of both Edward I and Edward II of England
Robert Bell (speaker), Speaker of the British House of Commons 1572-76, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1577
Robert Duncan McNeill, American actor, producer, movie director, and television director who is best known for his role as Lieutenant Tom Paris on the television show, Star Trek: Voyager
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 Scotland's Past - Robert II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Young Robert was well thought of with one chronicler describing him to be 'for the innate sweetness of his disposition generally beloved by true-hearted Scotsmen'.
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.
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 AllRefer.com - Robert III, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Robert III 1340?–1406, king of Scotland (1390–1406), eldest son and successor of Robert II.
The duke of Albany is thought to have been responsible for the death of the king's eldest son, David Stuart, duke of Rothesay, in 1402.
Robert III died soon after his second son (later James I of Scotland) was seized and detained in England by Henry IV.
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 21ST GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 III Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Robert III lived from 1337 to 4 April 1406 and was King of Scotland from 19 April 1390 to 4 April 1406.
Yes he did: Robert III was actually christened John, but his third disadvantage was that "King John" was deemed to be too unpopular a name, reminding people too much of the bad old days of John Balliol: so he took the name Robert III instead.
By 1398 Robert III's health was restricting him so much that the Scottish Parliament appointed his oldest son, David, Duke of Rothesay to be Lieutenant of the Kingdom and rule in his father's place: at the same time they made Robert, Earl of Fife the Duke of Albany.
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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.
Apparently fearing for his own life, Robert III retired to the greater safety of Rothesay Castle on the Isle of Bute and in 1406 arranged to send his younger son James to France.
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 James I Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
James was the younger son of Robert III of Scotland.
Robert, Duke of Albany had died in 1420, to be replaced by his son Murdoch as Governor and Regent, and it seems likely that with James marrying into the family it was the English King Henry VI who took the initiative in negotiating a ransom for James's return.
In early medieval Scotland bitter rivalry grew up between two immigrant families from Flanders in their struggle for the crown: the Stewarts and the Douglases, who won great lands and possessions but were never to gain the crown.
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 Sly's Fourteenth Century Timeline
Robert the Bruce (of Scotland) defeats the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.
David II of Scotland is exiled to France and Robert II of Scotland serves as regent.
David II of Scotland is taken captive by the English in the Battle of Neville's Cross.
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 THE KENNEDY ROYAL BLOODLINES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert I, King of Scotland, called "Robert the Bruce" born July 11, 1274; died at Cardos June 7, 1329; was one of the national heroes of the country.
Robert II, King of Scotland, born about 1316, grandson of Robert the Bruce, and also was one of the Earls of Carrick, died in 1390.
Robert III, King of Scotland, whose daughter, Mary Stuart (Stewart) married Sir James Kennedy, was a Son of Robert II, and died in the year 1406.
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 Duke of Rothesay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the title mandated for use by the heir apparent when in Scotland, in preference of the English titles Duke of Cornwall (which also belongs to the eldest son of the monarch by right) and Prince of Wales (traditionally granted to the Heir Apparent of the United Kingdom).
In 1306, Robert the Bruce, Earl of Carrick, became King Robert I of Scotland, with the earldom merging in the Crown.
In 1540 James V of Scotland granted the Lordship to the heirs-apparent to the Crown.
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 Scottish Kings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert II was the founder of the Royal House of Stewart.
Robert III had been lamed by a kick from a horse in his teenage years, and to physical disability he added a neurotic and despondent temperament.
From the age of 11 to 29 James was a prisoner at the English court of Henry IV and Henry V, and Scotland was wracked by the disorders of Albany's regency.
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 Clan Cunningham Society of America
Robert de Conyngham served as Captain of the Guard and played a brilliant role in the recapture of Normandy in 1450 and Bayonne in 1451.
Robert Conyingham was again captain and in 1469 was listed as being in the command of one-hundred men-at-arms and two hundred archers of the ordinance.
Robert de Conyngham in the meantime served as esquire of the kings stable, councilor and royal chamberlain (high steward/factor/treasurer) to the king at this time.
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 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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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 ROBERT III. - LoveToKnow Article on ROBERT III.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
Although he probably attended several parliaments the new king was only the nominal ruler of Scotland, the real power being in the hands of his brother, the earl of Fife.
Early in 1406 the king's only surviving son, afterwards King James I., was captured by the English; and on the 4th of April 1406 Robert died, probably at Rothesay, and was buried at Paisley.
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 Hunthill Legacy
Sir Robert Rutherford’s wife, Margaret Glendonwyn, was the grand daughter of both Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas and Margaret Stewart daughter of John Stewart, King Robert III of Scots.
The Anglicization of Scotland acquired tremendous momentum during the reign of Edgar and those of his brothers Alexander I and David I. Under these monarchs, all of whom had been deeply influenced by their mother's religious and cultural views, the Norman and Flemish feudal system was established in Scotland.
In Scotland Hugo de Rodirforde and Richard de Rodirforde witnessed a charter of Richard Burnard of Fairnington to the abbey and convent of Melrose in 1252, during the reign of King Alexander III.
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 Robert III, king of Scotland
Edward III: W. Ormrod describes the career of the king whose fifty years on the throne are best remembered for his wars with France and Scotland, and his foundation of the Order of the Garter.
George III: Steven Parissien considers the reputation of one of the most controversial of British monarchs: the king who lost the American colonies, spent much of his life in psychological distress but whose active interest in the arts and sciences, and his generous patronage, distinguished him from his Hanoverian predecessors.
`King of Scotland': Lauderdale and the Restoration North of the Border: Raymond Campbell Paterson re-examines the fortunes and friendships of a key figure of Charles II's administration.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg36 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Robert II King Of SCOTLAND [Parents] was born on 2 Mar 1316 in Dundonald, Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Robert III (Robert John STEWART) King Of SCOTLAND was born about 1337.
Christian III King Of DENMARK [Parents] was born on 12 Aug 1503 in Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia.
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 King Robert II Of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert was the only child of Walter the Sixth High Steward of Scotlandand Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert Bruce.
He was 7th High Steward of Scotland as of 9 April 1326; Regent,1335-1341, and 1346-1357.
Robert fought at Halidon Hill, 1333, andcommanded the retreat of the Scottish army after King David wascaptured at Nevill's Cross in 1346.
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 Corrie Family History 998 - 2002
A general council held at Forfar in 1061 during the reign of King Malcolm III 'Canmore' (1057 - 1093) - the King directed the nobility of Scotland "after the manner of other nations" to adopt surnames from their territorial possessions; and there created the first surnames that ever existed in Scotland.
Robert, the third of these six sons and two daughters of Lord Balderic, assumed the name of 'de Courci' from his inheritance of Courci-sur-Dive, and transmitted it to his immediate descendants; all the other sons assumed surnames similarly derived from their particular properties or the place of their birth.
Having arrived in Ireland (from Scotland) in 1612 as 'Corrie' protestants, the family soon thereafter changed the spelling of their surname to 'Corry' to distance themselves from the predominantly Catholic 'Corrie's in Scotland.
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 Rothesay, David Stuart, duke of
Robert III, king of Scotland - Robert III, 1340?–1406, king of Scotland (1390–1406), eldest son and successor of...
Stuart, Robert, 1st duke of Albany - Stuart or Stewart, Robert, 1st duke of Albany, 1340?–1420, regent of Scotland; third son of...
James I, king of Scotland - James I, 1394–1437, king of Scotland (1406–37), son and successor of Robert III.
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 Chapter Dunbar and March <i>to</i> Dupr&eacute; of D by Brewer's Readers Handbook
Elizabeth Dunbar, daughter of the earl of Dunbar and March, betrothed to prince Robert duke of Rothsay, eldest son of Robert III.
Duncan “the Meek,” the king of Scotland, was son of Crynin, and grandson of Malcolm II., whom he succeeded on the throne.
Sueno king of Norway having invaded Scotland, the command of the army was entrusted to Macbeth and Banquo, and so great was their success that only ten men of the invading army were left alive.
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