Robert the Bruce: The King and the Spider
The King and the Spider
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Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland, has escaped to lonely exile in a secret cave after a crushing defeat in battle. There, in his darkest moments, he spots a tiny spider trying, and failing, to spin its web.
Inspired by the spiders determination, the rebel king returns to the fight for Scottish freedom -- and victory at the Battle of Bannockburn.
The much-loved legend of the king and the spider, and Robert the Bruces victory in the Scottish Wars of Independence, are beautifully brought to life in historically detailed illustrations.