Monday, 24 June, 2024

Scottish history and heritage online

19 April

Dundonald Castle | Image: Neil Ritchie, editor

19 April 1390: The death of Robert II at Dundonald Castle in Ayrshire. The son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Marjorie Bruce (Robert the Bruce’s daughter) Robert was the first monarch of the House of Stewart. He was succeeded by his son John Stewart who ruled as Robert III.

Online publication covering Scottish history, heritage and archaeology. Featuring articles, reviews, historic attractions, places to visit, and events.

Related articles

19 May

19 May 1746: Captain John Fergusson of the Furnace and Captain Robert Duff of the Terror anchored in Loch nan Uamh and put ashore...


read more