My Great-grandfather (direct ancestor on my paternal lineage), King Robert II of Scotland, founder of the Stewart Dynasty. His mother was Princess Marjorie, daughter of Robert the Bruce, and his father was Walter Stewart.
Scotland gained independence in after Robert the Bruce defeated the English army at the Battle of Bannockburn. My direct ancestor, William Braveheart Wallace, fought Robert the Bruce, who is my husband's direct ancestor.
Under the pulpit lies the final resting place of King Robert the of Scotland, known as Robert the Bruce. He was buried here in 1329 and his remains were reinterred in Bruce is one of Scotlands National Heroes.