from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Robert I 1 Known as "Robert the Devil.” Died 1035. Duke of Normandy (1027-1035) who named as his heir his illegitimate son William, the future William I of England.
- Robert I 2 Known as "Robert the Bruce.” 1274-1329. King of Scotland (1306-1329) who defied Edward I of England by having himself crowned and won Scottish independence from England in a battle at Bannockburn (1314).
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- n. king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
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Some in Scotland object to the term Robert I, insisting that he should be known as Robert IV, following the three Roberts of the Scottish royal line.
Scotland in 1322; but it was restored under Robert I, who himself contributed largely.
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