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King of Scotland Robert Bruce, I

Male 1274 - 1329  (54 years)


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  • Name Robert Bruce 
    Prefix King of Scotland 
    Suffix
    Relationshipwith Kathleen Alice Jones-Rouse
    Born 11 Jul 1274  Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Robert I Bruce 
    Also Known As Robert the Bruce 
    Occupation King of Scotland reigned 1306 to 1329 
    Stories and Notes See Notes 
    • Victor of Bannockburn 1314.
      Scotlands liberator & epic hero.
      Assumed the Crown and Royal Dignity of Scotland which brought an end the Second interregnum this was in defiance of Edward I of England.
      His heart was interred at Melrose Abbey after being carried to the Crusades
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Died 7 Jun 1329  Cardoss Castle, Firth of Clyde, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died of Leprosy
    Person ID I3576  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2012 

    Father Earl of Carrick Robert Bruce,   b. Jul 1243, , , Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1304, Palestine, Middle East Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Marjorie, of Carrick,   b. 1252, Carrick, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1292  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1271  Turnberry Castle, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth De Burgh,   b. 1289,   d. 26 Oct 1327, Cullen Castle, Cullen, , Banff, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 1302 
    Children 
     1. King of Scotland David Bruce, II,   b. 5 Mar 1323, Dunfermline Palace, Dunfermline, , Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1370, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, , Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isobel, of Mar,   b. 1278, Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, , Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1320  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 1296 
    Children 
    +1. Princess of Scotland Majorie Bruce,   b. 1297, Dundonald, , Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1316, Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1274 - Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1329 - Cardoss Castle, Firth of Clyde, Scotland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S238] FamilySearch - Ancestral File - LDS, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Created by Family Search Internet Genealogy Service, 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search), LDS Film #1985248 (Reliability: 3).