Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: King Robert I of the Scots

  • Robert the Bruce

    Robert the Bruce and leprosy King Robert I of the Scots (1274–1329), better known as Robert the Bruce, is revered in Scotland as a national hero. He is principally remembered for defeating the English at Bannockburn in 1314 and thereby restoring the independence of Scotland for several centuries. He presents a medical as well as…