A David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.
Outlaw King is a 2018 historical action drama film about Robert the Bruce. It was co-written, co-produced and directed by David Mackenzie. Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran and Stephen Dillane. It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 6 September 2018. The film is scheduled to be released on 9 November 2018, by Netflix.
- Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce
- Aaron Taylor-Johnson as James Douglas, Lord of Douglas
- Florence Pugh as Elizabeth de Burgh
- Billy Howle as Edward, Prince of Wales
- Tony Curran as Angus Macdonald
- Alastair Mackenzie as Lord Atholl
- James Cosmo as Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale
- Callan Mulvey as John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch
- Stephen Dillane as Edward I of England
- Steven Cree as Christopher Seton
- Sam Spruell as Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke
- Rebecca Robin as Margaret of France
This period drama follows Robert the Bruce's battle to regain control after being made an outlaw by the King of England for taking the Scottish Crown.
HISTORIANS from the Robert the Bruce Heritage Centre dispel some of the myths surrounding the great Scottish king. Myth The first myth that everyone thinks about when talking about King Robert the Bruce, is that he had and died of leprosy. History The truth is that King Robert the Bruce did not have leprosy at all.
On 23 and 24 June 1314, Robert Bruce, king of Scotland, faced King Edward II at Bannockburn in the decisive battle of the Wars of Scottish Independence. Dr Michael Brown takes a closer look at the Scottish king and his often bloody path to the throne
Written by: Stewart Borland Life: 1274 - 1329 Cause of death: Suspected leprosy Queen Elizabeth II's 19th great-grandfather, Robert The Bruce (Robert I) was born in 1274. He was not the first Robert Bruce is his family's lineage, nor the only one to make attempts at the Scottish throne.
Robert I (11 July 1274 - 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce ( Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis ; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis ; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys ; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Latin: Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.
A warrior who also fought against fellow Scots to seize the throne, Robert I secured Scotland's place as an independent national in the early 14th century. Robert the Bruce, born in 11 July 1274, was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.