Robert the Bruce and the Battle of Bannockburn


15 August 2019
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Follow the life of Scottish king Robert the Bruce, victor of the momentous Battle of Bannockburn of 1314 in this digital special all about the Outlaw King.

The news of the forthcoming Netflix film The Outlaw King has brought new interest in the life of Scottish king Robert the Bruce, victor of the momentous Battle of Bannockburn of 1314.

In this digital special from the publishers of History Scotland we bring together a collection of research from our 700-year-anniversary special edition. Historians and archaeologists explore:

• Why the Battle of Bannockburn was fought
• Whether Robert the Bruce deliberately led the enemy to a battle site of his choice
• What finds have been discovered on the battle site
• What new scientific techniques can tell us about how the conditions on the day affected the outcome of the battle

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