My husband, Mike, is a Bell, descended from the Burley Laird, aka ‘Old Bell’, who fought on the side of Robert the Bruce.
Poetry Corner: Back O’er The Border
On 23rd of June, 1314 Robert I, King of Scots, killed Henry de Bohun at the commencement of the Battle of Bannockburn.
Not one but two poems today, both about Robert The Bruce and both incredibly different.
Poetry Corner: The Brus
On this day March 25th 1306, Robert the Bruce, Earl of Annandale, was crowned King of Scots at Scone.