Edward Bruce Crowned High King of Ireland 1316

#OnThisDay 1316 Edward Bruce was crowned High King of Ireland in Dundalk. Being a descendent of Aoife MacMurrogh, Bruce was invited by the Gaelic lords of Ulster as part of the First Sottish War of Independence & to drive the Anglo-Normans out of Ireland.

For more, read here: Historical Tables, 58 B.C.–A.D. 1965 https://books.google.ie/books?id=RJBaCwAAQBAJ&pg=PA70&lpg=PA70&dq=2+may+1316+edward+bruce+crowned&source=bl&ots=URBgpeBgW8&sig=ACfU3U3cdoy6ov1J08A5Fx9p0RxP9MzGpQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjJhfrr2JPpAhVPThUIHSxqAOsQ6AEwBXoECAsQAQ#v=onepage&q=2%20may%201316%20edward%20bruce%20crowned&f=false

Edward Bruce

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