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Alexander de Bruce, Earl of Carrick[1]

Male Bef 1317 - 1333  (~ 16 years)

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  • Name Alexander de Bruce 
    Suffix Earl of Carrick 
    Born Bef 1317 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jul 1333 
    Cause: killed 

      Alexander de Bruce, 1st and last Earl of Carrick was born illegitimately before 1317.«sup»2«/sup» He was the son of «u»Sir Edward de Bruce, 1st Earl and last of Carrick «/u» and «u»Isabella of Strathbogie «/u».«sup»1«/sup» He married «u»Eleanor Douglas «/u», daughter of «u»Sir Archibald Douglas «/u» and «u»Beatrice Lindsay «/u».«sup»3«/sup» He died on 19 July 1333, killed in action, without male issue.«sup»1«/sup»
      Alexander de Bruce, 1st and last Earl of Carrick was created «i»1st Earl of Carrick [Scotland]«/i» circa 1330.«sup»2«/sup» He fought in the Battle of Halidon Hill on 19 July 1333.«sup»2«/sup»
      «/b»1. G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, «i»The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed.«/i», 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VIII, page 402. Hereinafter cited as «i»The Complete Peerage«/i».
      2. Cokayne, and others, «i»The Complete Peerage«/i», volume III, page 57.
      3. Alison Weir, «i»Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy«/i» (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 207. Hereinafter cited as «i»Britain's Royal Family«/i».
    Person ID I10530  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 

    Father Edward Bruce, King of Ireland,   d. 14 Oct 1318, Battle of Dundall, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Isabella Strathbogie,   d. Bef 1 Jun 1317 
    _STAT Associated with 
    Family ID F4653  Group Sheet

    Family Eleanor Douglas,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Type: Associated with 
    _STAT Associated with 
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F4654  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).