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  • ID: I286637
  • Name: Robert Bruce I of Scotland
  • Surname: Bruce
  • Given Name: Robert
  • Suffix: I of Scotland
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 Jul 1274 in Whittle, Essex, ENG
  • Death: 7 Jun 1329 in Cardoss Castle, Dumbarton, Firth of Clyde, SCT
  • Burial: AFT 7 Jun 1329
  • Reference Number: 003-37493N
  • _UID: BA95BDF3BEE79D4C8BF341656DFF8D04AEF6
  • Note:
    He reigned from 1306 to 1329. He was originally named Robert deBruce, and to distinguish him from his father and grandfather, who hadthe same name, he is often referred to as Robert de Brucce VIII. Heis also called Robert the Bruce. Bruce defeated the English in 1314,twice invaded England and in 1323 concluded with King Edward II ofEngland a truce for 13 years. After the accession of King Edward IIIin 1327, war again broke out and the Scots were again victorious. In1328 they secured a treaty recognizing the independence of Scotlandand the right of Bruce to the throne. He was succeeded by his son,David II. Bruce's nephew, Robert II, who succeeded David, was thefirst king of the Stuart house of English of English and Scottishroyalty.
    The date of his birth has been given as the first. Whittle is nearChelmsford.
    In his later years Bruce was stricken with leprosy and lived inseclusion at Cardoss Castle, on the northern shore of the Firth ofClyde, where he died.
  • Change Date: 16 Mar 2007 at 18:14:10

    Father: Robert de Brus III of Annadale & of Carr b: BET JUL 1243 AND 1245
    Mother: Margaret de Carrick of Carrick b: ABT 1252

    Marriage 1 Isabella Marr of Mar
    • Married: ABT 1296 1 2
    1. Has Children Majorie Bruce of Scotland b: ABT 1297

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth de Burgh b: ABT 1332
    • Married: ABT 1302 in Dunbarton, _____, SCT 1
    1. Has No Children John Bruce
    2. Has Children Matilda Maud Bruce
    3. Has No Children Margaret Bruce
    4. Has No Children David Bruce II of Scotland b: BET 1324 AND 1329

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      Publication: Barnes & Noble Books; New York; 1997 ISBN 0-7607-0735-9
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      Author: Jiri Louda and Michael Maclagan
      Publication: Great Britain: Orbis Publishing Limited, 1981
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