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CLIP 8017

The Bruce's eventual victory

The Bruce's eventual victory

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Key Info
  • The Bruce's eventual victory
  • Duration: 03:23
  • Edward II is preoccupied by his wife, which provides an opportunity for Robert the Bruce. However, Bruce is ill. Despite this, the Scots look set to take control of Northumbria. The English have no choice but to recognise the independence of the Scottish crown in the Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton, 1328.
  • Subject:



    Scotland: Wars of Independence

  • Keywords: Edward II, Robert Bruce, the Bruce, Holyrood, Stone of Destiny, Treaty of Edinburgh Northampton
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to prompt discussion about whether Scotland is an independent country.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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