Monthly Archives: September 2011

This week – 28 September 1308

Robert I issued an inspeximus – or inspection – of a charter of John of Luss, knight, at Inchmahome. This document appears to be the first official, surviving charter issued by Robert Bruce as king of Scots after he seized … Continue reading

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This week – 25 September 1237

Treaty of York between England and Scotland signed. Alexander II quitclaimed the rights to the northern English counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and Northumberland; Henry III promised Alexander lands in those counties worth £200 in return.

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September FoM in the News

Press Coverage for Feature of the Month, September 2011: “Glasgow University Academic Reveals the True Story Behind William Wallace’s Rising Against the English”: Press Release, University of Glasgow (14 September 2011)   Online News Media “Academic says William Wallace was rebellion … Continue reading

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September FoM now online!

Read more about Wallace’s rise to leadership in 1297 and about the Guardians of Scotland in 1286 in our newest Feature of the Month, written by Professor Dauvit Broun.

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September 2011 – New information on Wallace and the Guardians

New information on the Guardians’ appointment in 1286 and on Wallace’s rising in 1297 Professor Dauvit Broun, Principal Investigator In the Feature for August a new Latin chronicle comprising origin-legend, king-list, genealogy and an account of events year-by-year was introduced and … Continue reading

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This week – 11 September 1297

The Scots, led by Andrew Murray and William Wallace, defeat the English under the command of John de Warenne, earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Andrew Murray was mortally wounded in battle and … Continue reading

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This week – 4 September 1241

Alexander, son of Alexander II and his second wife, Marie de Coucy, was born. In 1249, he would succeed his father as king of Scotland. Read more about Alexander III here.

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