This week in Medieval Scottish history – 11 June 1304

Robert Bruce, the future king, and Bishop William Lamberton of St Andrews made a secret agreement at Cambuskenneth ‘to be of one another’s counsel in all their business and affairs’ against all men and to ‘warn the other of any danger’ under a penalty of £10,000. When interrogated later (recorded on 9 August 1306) as to why he concealed the said confederacy before the king’s council, he stated he had ‘entirely forgotten that league’.

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