John of Fordun's Chronicle of the Scottish Nation, Volume 4

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Edmonston and Douglas, 1872 - Scotland - 492 pages
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Contents

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35
The nations of Scotia and their languages distinct
38
Answer these kings returned to Julius by letter
44
In the twelfth year of Claudius begins the
50
Bedes account of the said wall and of
56
Death of Carausius by treachery at the hands
62
The Britons and Picts led by Maximus cast
67
Presumptuous attempt of Maximus upon the Roman
74
Victory of the Roman legion and the Britons over
81
The wall broken down by the Scots and Picts
87
Accession of King Constantius and the division
93
These prophecies continuedSaint Brandan
99
Aydanus sends assistance to Malgo king
105
Saint Columbas prophecy about the sons
108
Preaching of Saint AydanDeath of
114
These causes continuedFuture return of
121
Accession of the kings Eugeniua VI and Mur
124
Rise of the Paris schools By whom established
130
Accession of King Kenneth son of AlpinHis
136
n w PAOE CHAPTER XI Catalogue continuedConversion of Brude king
142
Constantine slain by Danes and Norwegians
148
Accession of King Constantine son of Heth
154
Accession of King DuffAfter his death
160
Kenneths death by treacheryHis
167
Accession of this King MalcolmHis
173
Accession of King Duncan grandson of
179
Malcolm adduces various instances of kings having
185
Malcolms return to ScotlandMachabeus falls
191
Accession of Bang Malcolm to the kingdom
194
Happily for the Scots Edgar Atheling and
200
Death of William the BastardHe could
206
William II
210
HAPTER XXVII Marriage of Edgars sisters Matilda to Henry
216
War waged by King David against Stephen
222
Preface to the Abbot BaldreiTs Lament
226
Lament continuedHe was always anxious
232
Lament continuedOn Wednesday the 20th
238
Lament continuedIn his very sickness
241
Prologue to his pedigree on his mothers side
247
Coronation of King William
254
King William released from fealty to England
267
Coronation of King Alexander n at Scone
275
Death of this King Alexander u
288
Beginning of the government of the Guardians after
305
John of Balliol created King of Scotland
315
Answers given by the King of England to the first Robert Bruce
319
Rise of Robert of Bruce King of Scotland
330
King Robert accused before the King of England
331
John Comyn
332
Coronation of King Robert Bruce
333
Battle of Methven
334
Sundry troubles which fell upon King Robert
335
Rout at Slenach Slaines
336
Bout at Inverury
337
Conflict of King Robert with the men of Argyll
338
Roxburgh Castle taken by James of Douglas
339
Edward crosses into Ireland
340
Treachery of John of Soulis and his adherents
341
Ambassadors sent by the King of Scotland to the Pope and the King of France
343
Messengers sent to the King of Scotland by the English
344
Espousal of King DavidDeath of William of Lam berton Bishop of St Andrews
345
Coronation of King David
346
Edward of Balliol made King at Scone
347
Conflict at Halidon
348
Dispute between Edward of Balliol and Henry of Beaumont and David Earl of Athole
349
Messengers of the King of France
350
Death of the Earl of Athol at Kilblen
351
The King of England and Edward of Balliol arrive at Perth
352
Andrew of Moray
353
Andrew of Moray besieges Strivelyn Stirling Castle
354
The town of Perth besieged and taken
355
Roxburgh Castle taken by Alexander Ramsay
356
Death of this Alexander
357
Battle of Durham fought
358
Pestilence among men
359
Matilda of Bruce and her offspring
360
Conflict at Nesbit
361
Thomas Stewart Earl of Angus makes an attempt upon the town of Berwick
362
Edward of Balliol comes to meet the King of England at Roxburgh
363
Conflict which took place at Poitiers in France
365
Release of our Lord King David King of Scotland
366
Great flood of waters
367
The King of Engknd crosses into France
368
Second pestilence
369
List of Authorities referred to by name by Fordun
375
Notes to Book n
385
Notes to Book in
393
Notes to Book iv
404
Table of Scottish Kings 8501034
421
Notes to Annals
427
APPENDIX
441

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