The Bruce Pages - Chronology
Birth of Robert the Bruce on 11 July.
Death of Alexander III.
Election of Scottish Guardians.
The Turnberry Bond.
Treaty of Sailsbury.
Treaty of Birgham.
The death of the Maid of Norway.
Edward I invited to arbitrate.
Edward I accepted as Overlord of Scotland.
Balliol crowned and renders homage.
Edward I repudiates Treaty of Birgham.
King John Balliol summoned before the English Parliment and convicted of contumacy.
War between Edward I and Philip IV of France.
King John replaced by Council of Twelve.
Treaty between France and Scotland.
Bruce's grandfather dies.
Outbreak of war between England and Scotland.
The Sack of Berwick.
King John abdicates.
The Ragman roll.
Freeholders pay homage to Edward I.
Andrew Moray, William Wallace.
Capitulation at Irvine.
Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Andrew Moray dies of wounds.
Wallace knighted and appointed Guardian of Scotland.
Edward I invades Scotland.
Battle of Falkirk.
Bruce and Comyns appointed Guardians.
Bishop Lamberton third Guardian.
Scots take Stirling Castle.
Bruce resignes Guardianship.
Replaced by de Umfraville.
Soulis appointed sole Guardian.
Bruce marries Elizabeth de Burgh.
The Battle of Roslin.
Peace treaty between France and England, excluding Scots.
Bruces father dies.
Bond between Bruce and Lamberton.
Stirling captured by Edward I.
Wallace captured and executed.
New ordinance for government of Scotland.
Death of Comyn.
James Douglas (Black) joins Bruce.
Bruce crowned at Scone.
Bruce defeated at battles of Methven and Dalry; escapes to Dunaverty then Rathlin.
Bruce's brother Nigel captured at Kildrummy Castle and executed.
Bruce's wife, sisters daughters are captured at Tain.
Bruce lands at Turnberry.
Guerrilla war in southwest Scotland.
Bruce's brothers Alexander and Thomas captured in Galloway and executed.
Bruce defeats English at Glen Trool and Louden Hill.
Rising in Moray.
Edward I dies.
Bruce moves north, falls ill.
The Battle of Inverurie.
'Herschip' of Buchan.
The Battle of Brander.
The Earl of Ross submits to Bruce.
St Andrews Parliment.
Scotland north of the Tay under Bruce's control.
Edward II invades Scotland.
Bruce raids northern England.
Bruce again raids northern England.
Treaty of Inverness between Scotland and Norway.
Bruce captures Perth.
Bruce reconquers southwest Scotland and Isle of Man.
Douglas captures Roxburgh.
Randolph captures Edinburgh.
Act of Succession.
Marriage of Princes Marjorie.
Edward Bruce invades Ireland.
Edward Bruce crowned King of Ireland.
Death of Princes Marjorie.
Bruce in Ireland.
Berwick taken by the Scots.
Edward Bruce slain in Ireland.
Succession to Scottish throne settled on Marjorie's son, Robert Stewart.
Edward II beseiges Berwick.
Douglas and Randolph invade England.
'The Chapter of Myton'.
A two year truce.
Declaration of Arbroath.
Edward II's last invasion of Scotland.
Bruce raids England.
Bruce defeats Edward II at Old Byland, Yorkshire.
Harclay attempts peace treaty.
Harclay executed by Edward II.
Official negotiations lead to thirteen year truce.
The Pope recognises Bruce as King of Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth gives birth to a male heir.
Treaty of Corbiel between France and Scotland.
Succession of Scotland settled on David Bruce, remainder to Robert Stewart.
Deposition of Edward II.
Edward III advances on Scotland.
Outwitted by Douglas and Randolph at Stanhope Park, Durham.
Bruce invades Northumberland.
Treaty of Edinburgh.
Marriage of David Bruce to Edwards III's sister Joan.
Death of Bruce, 7 June.
Douglas carries Bruces heart with him on Crusades.
Douglas killed in battle in Spain.
Death of Randolph.