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Robert II

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(Biography) 1316–90, king of Scotland (1371–90)
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If it's your birthday today, you share it with: 1316 King Robert II of Scotland d.1390) 1705 William Murray, first Earl of Mansfield, Scottish judge (d.1793) 1882 Wallis Clark, Brit actress (d.1961) 1904 Dr.
Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Burke, Katherine (Justin) Burrell, Vincent (Jennifer), Robert II and Angela Gargaro, Anne and Patrick Burke.
1371: Robert II became king of Scotland, founding the Stuart dynasty which (apart from the 11-year Commonwealth interregnum) would reign over Scotland, and from 1603 Britain, until the death of Queen Anne in 1714.
"It was an honor for Penske Automotive Group to be part of this fundraising effort in 2016," says Robert II. Kurnick Jr., Penske Automotive Group president.
The next section gives details on eight Norman commanders, from 1085 through 1111: Robert Guiscard, William the Conqueror, Richard I, Roger I, William II Rufus, Robert II Curthose, Henry I, and Bohemond, Prince of Antioch.
It includes Scottish kings from Robert II in 1316 to James VII in 1685 along with three times world F1 champ Sir Jackie Stewart.
Our own plutocratic Bute family got its start in 1360 when John Stewart, son of Scotland's Robert II and his mistress Moira Leitch, was born.
Henry IV of Castille was known as The Impotent; Robert II, Duke of Normandy, was known as Short Stockings; and Henry II of England was known as Short Cloak.
This part begins with Robert II d'Artois and the Dampierre family, and moves on to consider less important aristocrats.
In Scotland, though, well-known king Robert II dropped off the perch and was succeeded by his equally famous son, Robert III.
The argument is that Scottish kings Robert II (1371-1390) and Robert III (1337-1406) had a clear and deliberate policy towards England that was based on Scottish national interests and only occasionally the result of French influence.
The Stuart Dynasty after 1603 has variously been described as doomed, unlucky or, to use Queen Victoria's word 'unhappy' yet as a dynasty it survived from 1371 (Robert II) to 1714 (Anne).