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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 1290-)
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 (vol 2) 1

Alexander married Eleonora DOUGLAS, daughter of Sir Archibald DOUGLAS Regent of Scotland and Beatrice LINDSAY.1 (Eleonora DOUGLAS was born about 1319.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (Alexander de Brus) married Eleonora, sister of the first Earl of Douglas, and was created Earl of Carrick shortly before his death, which occurred at the battle of Halidon Hill in 1333"

from Scots Peerage (vol 2) 1


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

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