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‘A fell coniuracioun agayn Robert the douchty king’: the Soules conspiracy of 1318-1320

‘A fell coniuracioun agayn Robert the douchty king’: the Soules conspiracy of 1318-1320

By Michael Penman

The Innes Review, Volume 50, Issue 1 (1999)

Abstract: An anlysis of the plot against Robert I, discovered in 1320, and hitherto dismissed as a scheme led by a desparate minority: this paper argues that the plot ran over a longer period of time than previsously recognised and involved potentially many more Scots – it was in fact a Balliol plot to dethrone Bruce.

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