Robert Bruce, King of Scots.

by Agnes Mure Mackenzie

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 379 Downloads: 639
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Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Robert I, King of Scots, 1274-1329,
  • Scotland -- History -- War of Independence, 1285-1371,
  • Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA783.4 .M25 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4767562M
ISBN 100836955005
LC Control Number78128880

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Despite lacking the traditional coronation stone, diadem and scepter, all of which had transferred to England inRobert officially became King of Scots.

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