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William de Bruce, 3rd Lord of Annandale

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  • Name William de Bruce 
    Suffix 3rd Lord of Annandale 
    Gender Male 
    Name William de Brus 
    Died 16 Jul 1212 

      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 IX, page 483. Hereinafter cited as «i»The Complete Peerage«/i».,_3rd_Lord_of_Annandale

      «b»William de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale«/b» (died «u»July 16 «/u», «u»1212 «/u») was the second but eldest surviving son of «u»Robert de Brus, 2nd Lord of Annandale «/u».
      His elder brother, «u»Robert III de Brus «/u», predeceased their father and never held the lordship of «u»Annandale «/u». William de Brus thus succeeded his father when the latter died in 1194.
      William de Brus possessed large estates in the north of England. He obtained from King «u»John «/u», the grant of a weekly market at «u»Hartlepool «/u», and granted lands to the canons of «u»Gisburn «/u».«u»[1]«/u» Very little else is known about William's activities. He makes a few appearances in the English government records and witnessed a charter of King «u»William of Scotland «/u».
      He married a woman called Christina, and had by her at least two sons,
      «tab»«u»Robert «/u» (his successor).

      «u»^«/u»«/b» Burke, Sir Bernard, CB., LL.D., «u»Ulster King of Arms «/u», «i»The Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire«/i», London, 1883, p.80.

      «tab»«/b»Burke, Messrs., John and John Bernard, «i»The Royal Families of England, Scotland, and Wales, with Their Descendants«/i», &c., London, 1848: vol.1, pedigree XXXIV.
      «tab»Northcliffe, Charles B., of Langon, MA., editor, «i»The Visitation of Yorkshire, 1563/4«/i» by William Flower, «u»Norroy King of Arms «/u», London, 1881, p.40.
      «tab»Duncan, A. A. M., 'Brus , Robert (II) de, lord of Annandale (d. 1194?)', in «i»Oxford Dictionary of National Biography«/i», Oxford University Press, 2004 «u»accessed 14 Nov 2006 <,>«/u»
    Person ID I57392  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 

    Father Robert de Bruce, 2nd Lord of Annandale,   d. 1194 
    Mother Euphemia,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F551615354  Group Sheet

    Family Beatrice de Teyden,   b. 16 Jul 1212,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Robert of Annandale de Bruce, Lord Annandale,   d. 1245
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F551615353  Group Sheet