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DE BRUS, Robert 6th Lord of Annandale, Earl of Carrick jure uxoris, Sir
(About 1245-1304)
Marjorie 3rd Countess of Carrick
(About 1252-1292)
John of Strathbogie, 9th Earl of Atholl
(About 1265-1306)
Mary or Marjory of Mar
(About 1272-)
DE BRUS, Edward Earl of Carrick, briefly 'King of Ireland'
(About 1277-1318)
(About 1288-)
DE BRUS, Alexander Earl of Carrick
(About 1310-1333)


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1. DOUGLAS, Eleonora

DE BRUS, Alexander Earl of Carrick 1

  • Born: About 1310
  • Marriage (1): DOUGLAS, Eleonora 1
  • Died: 19 July 1333, Battle of Halidon Hill, Berwick on Tweed, England 1

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  General Notes:

"Alexander de Brus was a son of Edward, Earl of Carrick, by Isabel, sister of David, Earl of Atholl, though he
cannot have been legitimate, otherwise he would have succeeded to the earldom on his father's death. He had
various charters from Robert I., some of them granted in the first instance to his mother."

from Scots Peerage 1

Alexander married Eleonora DOUGLAS, daughter of Sir Archibald DOUGLAS Regent of Scotland and Beatrice LINDSAY.1 (Eleonora DOUGLAS was born about 1321.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He married Eleonora, sister of tlie first Earl of Douglas, and was created Earl of Carrick shortly before his death, which occurred at the battle of Halidon Hill in 1333.- His widow married, secondly, James Sandilands of Calder ; thirdly, William Towers of Dairy ; fourthly, before October 1573, Sir Duncan Wallace of Sundrum, and fifthly,Sir Patrick Hepburn of Hailes. For the latter marriage there was a dispensation
by Pope Gregory xi. dated 18 March 1376, on account of Agnes, the deceased wife of the said Patrick, having been in the fourth degree of consanguinity to Eleonora."

from Scots Peerage 1


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).

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