The Guardians of Scotland were regents who governed the Kingdom of Scotland from 1286 until 1292 and from 1296 until 1306. During the many years of minority in Scotland's subsequent history, there were many guardians of Scotland and the post was a significant constitutional feature in the course of development for politics in the country.
"... Guillaume de Seint Andreu et Robert de Glasgu evesques, Johan Comyn et James Seneschal de Escoce, gardeins du reaume de Escoce..."
English translation: "William [Fraser] of St Andrews and Robert [Wishart] of Glasgow bishops, John Comyn and James the Steward of Scotland, guardians of the kingdom of Scotland".
|Guardians of the Kingdom of Scotland|
(Time in office)
|Sir William Wallace and Andrew de Moray|
|Sir Robert the Bruce
|John III Comyn
|William de Lamberton|
|Sir Ingram de Umfraville|
|Sir John de Soules|
The Guardians during the minority and reign of David II were: