Monthly Archives: December 2011

This week – 26 December 1251

King Henry of England married his daughter, Margaret, to King Alexander III at York. The marriage produced three children, Margaret, Alexander and David, though all pre-deceased their father.

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This week – 19 December 1217

King Alexander II submitted to the young King Henry III of England at Northampton.

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This week – 15 December 1309

Edward II wrote to the governor and men of Dundee and commanded them ‘to defend his town against the attacks of his enemies and rebels in those parts … through all extremity and hardship if need be … in defence … Continue reading

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December FoM online!

The newest Feature of the Month, for December 2011, is now online. Written by Research Associate John Reuben Davies, it once again examines the Ragman Roll. Read it here.

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December 2011 – The texts of the Ragman Roll

The Making of the Ragman Roll: the texts John Reuben Davies, Research Associate   During the late spring and summer of 1296, Edward I advanced through Scotland receiving the landholders of the kingdom into his peace as they performed fealty … Continue reading

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This week – 4 December 1214

King William died and was succeeded by his son, Alexander, who was inaugurated as king at Scone on 6 December. William was buried on 10 December at Arbroath.

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