The COTR Podcast

Fortnightly series with leading historians discussing the sources for the reign of Robert Bruce, king of Scots (1306-29). From the Declaration of Arbroath to letters absolving the king of murder, this podcast explains why Robert has the reputation he does, and why it matters. Image (c) The National Museum of Scotland, of Bute Mazer, on loan from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart. Follow us on twitter @cotr2020

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Tuesday Aug 13, 2019

Dauvit Broun takes us through the letter written by the Scottish 'community of the realm' to Pope John XXII in 1320, explaining how, why and when it became incorporated into the later medieval history of the Scots. For the Declaration at the NRS: https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/learning/features/the-declaration-of-arbroath

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