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Robert the Bruce was crowned at Scone - On this day in history

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Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots at Scone on 25 March 1306 in front of an assembly which included the bishops of Moray and Glasgow and the earls of Atholl, Menteith, Lennox and Mar. Read more about Scotland's kings and queens in our Stewart special, on sale now.

Bruce was crowned by Bishop William de Lamberton in front of the banner of the kings of Scotland, wearing royal robes which had been hidden from the English.

Detailed virtual images of Robert the Bruce, created by scientists and historians in 2016:


 

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