Biography of David II King Scotland

Timeline

On 05 Mar 1324 David II King Scotland was born to Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland and Elizabeth Burgh Queen Consort Scotland at Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline.

On 17 Jul 1328 David II King Scotland and Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Scotland were married at Berwick on Tweed.

On 07 Jun 1329 David II King Scotland succeeded II King Scotland: Bruce. Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Scotland by marriage Queen Consort Scotland.

On 24 Nov 1331 David II King Scotland was crowned II King Scotland: Bruce at Scone Abbey, Scone.

Battle of Dupplin Moor

On 12 Aug 1332 Battle of Dupplin Moor was fought between the supporters of the infant David II King Scotland, son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland, and the supporters of Edward I King Scotland, supported by the English. The Bruce army included Thomas Randolph 2nd Earl Moray, Robert Bruce, Domhnall Mar II Earl Mar. The Balliol army included David III Strathbogie 11th Earl Atholl, Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford, Thomas Ughtred 1st Baron Ughtred and Walter Manny 1st Baron Manny. The battle is notable for being the first to use dismounted men-at-arms supported by archers; a formation that would bring repeated success to the English both in Scotland and France.

Battle of Annan Moor

On 16 Dec 1332 the Battle of Annan Moor was fought between the supporters of the seven year old David II King Scotland, son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland, and the supporters of Edward I King Scotland, supported by the English. The Bruce army, led by, Archibald Douglas, supported by John Randolph 3rd Earl Moray and Robert II King Scotland surprised Edward I King Scotland and his supporters at Annan and threw them out of Scotland. .

Battle of Dornock

On 25 Mar 1333 the Battle of Dornock was fought between the supporters of the seven year old David II King Scotland, son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland, and the supporters of Edward I King Scotland, supported by the English, commanded by Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland. The English army quickly overwhelmed the Scottish force. William "Flower of Chivalry and Knight Liddesdale" Douglas 1st Earl Atholl was captured and spent two years in prison. .

Battle of Halidon Hill

On 19 Jul 1333 Edward III King England defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed. English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk, who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon, Robert Pierrepoint, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon, Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan and John Sully. One of the few English casualties was John Neville who was killed. The Scottish army included David II King Scotland. Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart, James Stewart, John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas, Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox, Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross and Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland who were all killed.

Battle of Neville's Cross

On 17 Oct 1346 at the Battle of Neville's Cross near Durham the English inflicted a heavy defeat on the Scottish army that had invaded England in compliance with their treaty with the French for mutual support against England. The English army included: William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Henry Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Masham, Ralph Hastings, Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby, William Zouche Archbishop York, Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy and John Mowbray 3rd Baron Mowbray. Of the Scottish army David II King Scotland and William "Flower of Chivalry and Knight Liddesdale" Douglas 1st Earl Atholl were captured. Neil Bruce and John Randolph 3rd Earl Moray were killed.

After 17 Oct 1346 David II King Scotland was imprisoned at Tower of London.

Around Oct 1357 David II King Scotland was released.

On 20 Feb 1364 David II King Scotland and Margaret Drummond Queen Consort Scotland were married. Margaret Drummond Queen Consort Scotland by marriage Queen Consort Scotland.

On 22 Feb 1371 David II King Scotland died at Edinburgh Castle.

After 22 Feb 1371 David II King Scotland was buried at Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 14 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 13 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Son of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Kings Scotland: Son of Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: Robert "The Bruce" I King Scotland

GrandFather: Robert Bruce Earl Carrick

Great GrandFather: Robert Bruce 5th Lord Annadale

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Bruce 4th Lord Annadale

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Bruce 3rd Lord Annadale

Great Great Great GrandMother: Christina Unknown Lady Annadale

Great Great GrandMother: Isabel "the Scot" Dunkeld Lady Annadale

Great Great Great GrandFather: David Dunkeld 8th Earl Huntingdon

Great Great Great GrandMother: Matilda Gernon Countess Huntingdon

Great GrandMother: Isabel Clare Lady Annadale

Great Great GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 5th Earl Gloucester, 4th Earl Hertford

Great Great Great GrandFather: Richard Clare 3rd Earl Hertford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Amice Fitzrobert Countess Hertford

Great Great GrandMother: Isabel Marshal Countess Cornwall, Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Marshal

Great Great Great GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

GrandMother: Marjorie Carrick 3rd Countess Carrick

Great GrandFather: Niall Carrick 2nd Earl Carrick

Great GrandMother: Margaret Stewart Countess Carrick

Great Great GrandFather: Walter Stewart 3rd High Steward

Great Great Great GrandFather: Alan Fitzwalter 2nd High Steward

Great Great GrandMother: Bethóc Angus

Great Great Great GrandFather: Gille Críst Angus 4th Earl Angus

Great Great Great GrandMother: Marjorie Dunkeld Countess Angus

Mother: Elizabeth Burgh Queen Consort Scotland

GrandFather: Richard "Red Earl" Burgh 2nd Earl Ulster

Great GrandFather: Walter Burgh 1st Earl Ulster

Great Great GrandFather: Richard Mór Burgh 1st Baron Connaught

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Burgh

Great Great GrandMother: Egidia Lacy Baroness Connaught

Great Great Great GrandFather: Walter Lacy Lord Meath

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Braose

GrandMother: Margaret Burgh Countess Ulster

Great GrandFather: John Burgh

Great Great GrandFather: John Burgh

Great Great Great GrandFather: Hubert Burgh Count Mortain, 1st Earl Kent

Great Great Great GrandMother: Beatrice Warenne

Great Great GrandMother: Hawise Valey