John Balliol

For the father of the king, see John I de Balliol. For the 1825 play, see John Balliol (play). John Balliol (Norman French: Jehan de Bailleul, Middle Scots: Jhon Ballioun; – 25 November 1314), known as Toom Tabard (Scots for “empty coat”), was King of Scots from 1292 to 1296.