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Sir Robert le Bruce, Lord of Annandale[1]

Male 1210 - 1295  (85 years)

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  • Name Robert le Bruce 
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix Lord of Annandale 
    Born 1210 
    Gender Male 
    Name de Brus 
    Died 1295 
    • Stammtafeln says that Isobel was Robert's mother as does the Complete Peerage
      vol.V,p736 chart, another source showed Christina as Roberts mother, but I
      lost a note of which it was. Weir does not show Christina as offspring.

      Sir Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale was born in 1210.«sup»2«/sup» He was the son of «u»Robert de Brewes, Lord of Annandale«/u» and «u»Lady Isabella of Huntingdon«/u».«sup»1«/sup» He married, firstly, «u»Isabella de Clare«/u», daughter of «u»Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Gloucester«/u» and «u»Lady Isabella Marshal «/u», on 12 May 1240.«sup»3«/sup» He married, secondly, «u»Christina de Ireby «/u», daughter of «u»Sir William de Ireby«/u» and «u»Christian de Hodeholme «/u», on 3 May 1273 at «u»Hoddam, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland «/u».«sup»3,4«/sup» He died on 31 March 1295 at Lochmaben Castle.«sup»3«/sup» He was buried on 17 April 1295 at «u»Guisborough Priory, Guisborough, Yorkshire, England «/u».«sup»3«/sup»

      Sir Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale gained the title of «i»Lord of Annandale.«sup»2«/i»«/sup» On 19 April 1267 he swore fealty to the King and Prince Edward.«sup»1«/sup» On 5 June 1291 he agreed to be bound by the decision of the King for the crown of Scotland (which he was a competitor for). However the King decided against him on 6 November 1292.«sup»3«/sup» He has an extensive biographical entry in the «i»Dictionary of National .«sup»5
      «b»See his «i»Biography«/b»: «/i»

      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), vo

      2. Alison Weir, «i»Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy«/i» (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 68. Hereinafter cited as «i»Britain's Royal Family«/i».

      3. Cokayne, and others, «i»The Complete Peerage«/i», volume II, page 359.

      4. Peter W. Hammond, editor, «i»The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda«/i» (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 117. Hereinafter cited as «i»The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV«/i».

      5. Leslie Stephen, editor, «i»Dictionary of National Biography«/i» (London, U.K.: Smith, Elder & Company, 1908), volume III, page 115-6. Hereinafter cited as «i»Dictionary of National Biography«/i».

      6. Alison Weir, «i»Britain's Royal Family«/i», page 193.
    Person ID I9668  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 

    Father Robert of Annandale de Bruce, Lord Annandale,   d. 1245 
    Mother Isobella le Scot,   b. 1206,   d. 1251  (Age 45 years) 
    _STAT Associated with 
    Family ID F4170  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Isabel de Clare,   b. 8 Nov 1226,   d. 1254  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 12 May 1240 
     1. Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick,   b. Jul 1243,   d. Bef 4 Apr 1304  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F4624  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Christina de Ireby,   d. Abt 1305 
     1. Christina Bruce,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F5379  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).