A History of Scotland - Season 1, Episode 3
  • Episode Title: Bishop Makes King
  • Episode Run Time: 60
  • Episode Air Date: 2008-11-24 21:00
  • Episode Summary: Robert Bruce's 22-year struggle to secure Scottish independence is one of the most important chapters in the country's history. Neil Oliver explores the crucial role the Scottish church played in promoting thecause of Robert Bruce, how they launched repeated propaganda campaigns, both at home and abroad, and how the famous 1320 Declaration of Arbroath ultimately persuaded the Pope to finally recognise Scotland as an independent nation.