Monthly Archives: June 2012

New PoMS database to be launched soon!

A new version of our PoMS database will go live the week of 20 August 2012. This will incorporate several updates, including a new faceted browser and the addition of material up to 1314. The new version will be officially launched on … Continue reading

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This week – 27 June 1299

Scimus fili, the famous papal bull, was drawn up while a Scottish embassy was in Rome for the consecration of David, bishop-elect of Moray. In the bull, Boniface VIII condemned English interference in Scotland and challenged Edward to produce evidence … Continue reading

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This week – 19 June 1306

Robert Bruce was defeated at Methven, near Perth, by English forces under the command of Aymer de Valence.

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This week – 13 June 1250

Duncan, earl of Carrick, died. He was a patron of Melrose Abbey. He was born before 1176 and was styled earl of Carrick between 1189 and 1196. However, he is frequently styled simply as Duncan of Carrick. He was succeeded … Continue reading

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This week – 4-10 June 1296

Edward I’s progress through Scotland: Edward travelled from Roxburgh to Lauder (5 June) and on to Newbattle Abbey (5-6 June) before finally heading to Edinburgh where he stayed from 6 June to 13 June.

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