David II (5 March 1324 – 22 February 1371) was King of Scots from 1329 until his death in 1371. Upon the death of his father, Robert the Bruce, David succeeded to the throne at the age of five, and was crowned at Scone in November 1331, becoming the first Scottish monarch to be anointed at their coronation.
- 7 June 1329 – 22 February 1371
- Elizabeth de Burgh
David II, (born March 5, 1324, Dunfermline, Fife, Scot.—died Feb. 22, 1371, Edinburgh), king of Scots from 1329, although he spent 18 years in exile or in prison. His reign was marked by costly intermittent warfare with England, a decline in the prestige of the monarchy, and an increase in the power of the barons.
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Dec 22, 2020 · David II of Scotland ruled as king from 1329 to 1371 CE. Succeeding his father Robert the Bruce (r. 1306-1329 CE) when still a child, his early reign was threatened by the pretender Edward Balliol (c. 1283-1364 CE), son of King John Balliol (r. 1292-1296 CE).
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David II, now aged 17, decided to invade England in support of his ally, France, but he was defeated and captured at the Battle of Neville's Cross, near Durham, on 17 October 1346. He was held prisoner in the south for eleven years, during which time Scotland was ruled by his nephew, Robert the Steward.
David II (5 March 1324 – 22 February 1371) King of Scots, son of King Robert the Bruce by his second wife, Elizabeth de Burgh (d. 1327), was born at Dunfermline Palace, Fife . He was married on 17 July 1328, aged only four, to Joan of the Tower (d. 1362), daughter of Edward II of England and Isabella of France. Joan was only seven years old.
David II of Scotland was a Scottish King who inherited the throne after the death of his father, King Robert I, in 1329 and ruled until his death in 1371. As he was a minor, his early reign was governed by several Scottish nobles, and later, was marred by a lengthy exile and imprisonment.
David II lived from 5 March 1324 to 22 February 1371 and was King of Scotland from 7 June 1329 to 22 February 1371: though for short periods during that time Edward Balliol, who was backed by Edward III of England and was also crowned King of Scotland was in effective control of parts of the country.
English Monarch at the time Name: King David II of Scotland Father: Robert I, The Bruce Mother: Elizabeth de Burgh Relation to Charles III: 19th great-granduncle House of: Bruce Born: March 5, 1324 at Dunfermline, Fife Ascended to the throne: June 7, 1329 aged 5 years Crowned: November 24, 1331 at Scone Abbey, Perthshire
12 Jun 1328. David Bruce, future David II of Scotland, marries Joan, daughter of Edward II of England . 1329 - 1371. Reign of David II of Scotland . 24 Nov 1331. David II of Scotland is crowned at Scone Abbey. 11 Aug 1332. Edward Balliol invades Scotland and defeats the royal Scottish army at Dupplin Moor near Perth.
Jun 25, 2022 · David II was the elder and only surviving son of Robert I of Scotland and his second wife, Elizabeth de Burgh. He was born on 5 March 1324 at Dunfermline Palace, Fife. His mother died in 1327.
Apr 20, 2021 · The Scottish monarchs of the Late Middle Ages were: Macbeth, King of Scotland (r. 1040-1057) Lulach, King of Scotland (r. 1057-1058 CE) Malcolm III of Scotland (r. 1058-1093) Donald III of Scotland (r. 1093-4 & 1094-1097 CE) Duncan II of Scotland (r. May-Nov 1094 CE)
David II. Another young king, David succeeded the throne at the age of five after the death of his father, Robert the Bruce. He was crowned at Scone in November 1331 and was the first Scottish monarch to be anointed at their coronation. During his childhood, the country was governed by a series of guardians and regents, with Edward III of ...