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Robert III
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King of Scotland
Reign 19 April 1390 – 4 April 1406
Coronation 14 August 1390
Predecessor Robert II
Successor James I
Born c.1337/40
Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland
Died 4 April 1406(1406-04-04) (aged 68)
Rothesay Castle
Burial Paisley Abbey
Spouse
Anabella Drummond (m. 1367)
Issue
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David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay
James I, King of Scotland
House Stewart
Father Robert II of Scotland
Mother Elizabeth Mure
Religion Catholic

Robert III (c. 1337/40 – 4 April 1406), born John Stewart, was King of Scotland from 1390 to his death. He was known primarily as the Earl of Carrick before ascending the throne aged between 50 and 53 years. He was the eldest son of Robert II and Elizabeth Mure and was legitimised with the marriage of his parents in 1347.

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