Definition of Robert in English:


proper noun

  • 1The name of three kings of Scotland.

    1. 1.1Robert I(1274–1329), reigned 1306–29; known as Robert the Bruce. He campaigned against Edward I, and defeated Edward II at Bannockburn in 1314. He re-established Scotland as a separate kingdom, negotiating the Treaty of Northampton in 1328.
    2. 1.2Robert II(1316–90), grandson of Robert the Bruce; reigned 1371–90. He was steward of Scotland from 1326 to 1371 and the first of the Stuart line.
    3. 1.3Robert III(c.1337–1406), son of Robert II; reigned 1390–1406; born John. An accident rendered him physically disabled, resulting in a power struggle among members of his family.