He claimed the kingship in 1306 after murdering John Comyn
This Day in British History
14 August, 1040
Macbeth kills King Duncan
Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!
This king married Anne of Bohemia when they were both 15