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Robert III, King of Scots

Male Abt 1336 - 1406  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Robert III   [1
    Suffix King of Scots 
    Born Abt 1336  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Apr 1406  Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I20900  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 

    Father Robert II, King of Scots,   b. 2 Mar 1316, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1390, Dundonald Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth More,   d. Bef 1355 
    Married Aft 22 Nov 1347  [4
    Family ID F12451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annabella Drummond,   b. Abt 1350,   d. 1401, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Bef 3 May 1367  [2
    Children 
    +1. James I, King of Scots,   b. 1394, Dumferline, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1437, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[N]amed John at birth, Earl of Carrick and Steward of Scotland prior to his accession, called 'Robert John Fernyear,' legitimated by papal dispensation, declared heir to the Crown by Parliament 27 Mar 1371, dignified and courteous but lame and infirm, considered by the three estates unable to govern or to control transgressors, he delegated power in January 1399 to his son and brother." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3207] John P. Ravilious, two posts to soc.genealogy.medieval, both on 25 Apr 2009: first and second.

    2. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    4. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012., date of dispensation.