At a meeting to discuss how Scotland should be ruled, John Comyn is murdered at Greyfriars Church. Facing ex-communication and eternal damnation, Bruce flees to ask Bishop Wishart for forgiveness. Bruce is absolved by Wishart and plans are made to crown him king.

First broadcast:
24 November 2008

The class could make a spider diagram of all the individuals involved, and describe their part in the story. This clip explores the question of how Robert the Bruce became King of Scotland.