Name: Robert Bruce I of Scotland
Given Name: Robert
Suffix: I of Scotland
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
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.
Change Date: 16 Mar 2007 at 18:14:10
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.
Father: Robert de Brus III of Annadale & of Carr b: BET JUL 1243 AND 1245
Mother: Margaret de Carrick of Carrick b: ABT 1252
Isabella Marr of Mar
- Majorie Bruce of Scotland b: ABT 1297
Elizabeth de Burgh b: ABT 1332
in Dunbarton, _____, SCT 1
- John Bruce
- Matilda Maud Bruce
- Margaret Bruce
- David Bruce II of Scotland b: BET 1324 AND 1329
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