Robert the Bruce

Although he died six centuries ago, Robert the Bruce remains a symbol of Scotland’s identity.

Bruce reviewing troops before the Battle of BannockburnRobert the Bruce - Robert I, King of Scots, to give him his formal style - was born at Turnberry Castle in south Ayrshire on 11th July, 1274 and died on June 7th, 1329 six hundred and fifty years ago at Cardross on the Clyde, in the house which he had built for himself during the last decade of his life.

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