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Robert II, King of Scots

Male 1316 - 1390  (74 years)


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  • Name Robert II   [1
    Suffix King of Scots 
    Born 2 Mar 1316  Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Apr 1390  Dundonald Castle, South Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Scone Abbey, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20902  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 

    Father Walter fitz James,   b. Abt 1297,   d. 9 Apr 1327, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Mother Marjory Bruce,   d. Oct 1317 
    Married Aft 25 Apr 1315  [4, 5
    Family ID F12452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth More,   d. Bef 1355 
    Married Aft 22 Nov 1347  [6
    Children 
    +1. Robert III, King of Scots,   b. Abt 1336,   d. 4 Apr 1406, Dundonald, South Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[H]eir apparent to the Scottish throne for almost half a century (1318-24 and 1329-71), he reigned himself for nineteen years, led the defense against the English during King David II's exile and imprisonment, his active life was behind him when he ascended the throne, and during his last years the kingdom was administered by his sons." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3202] History of the County of Ayr: With a Genealogical Account of the Families of Ayrshire by James Paterson. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: John Dick, Ayr, 1847 and 1852.

    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., date only.

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

    5. [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., year only.

    6. [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.