Name: Bernard Bruce
Death: ABT 5 AUG 1266
Occupation: Lord of Connington & Exton
Change Date: 15 MAY 2005
Close to the village of Conington is a mound called Bruce?s Castle, where Sir Bernard de Brus built a moated enclosure soon after 1242. This was abandoned by the late 16th century, and Sir Robert Cotton built a new castle (date not known) on the present site near the Church.
Stirnet says he m1. Alicia de Clare, m2. Constance de Lorleyn. (names also given elsewhere as de Morleyn, but it seems it is de Morteyn - her married name).
Father: Robert ?The Noble? Le Brus b: 1164 in Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Mother: Isabella Huntingdon b: 1206
Constantia de Merston
- Bernard Bruce