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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