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DE BRUS, Robert 'le meschin', Lord of Annandale
(About 1115-1194)
DE BRUS, William 3rd Lord of Annandale
(About 1165-)
Christina of Galloway
(About 1170-)
DE BRUS, Robert 'the noble', 4th Lord of Annandale
(About 1193-1245)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Isabella of Huntingdon

DE BRUS, Robert 'the noble', 4th Lord of Annandale 1 2

  • Born: About 1193
  • Marriage (1): Isabella of Huntingdon 1 2
  • Died: 1245 2

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Robert married Isabella of Huntingdon, daughter of David 8th Earl of Huntingdon and Maud of Chester.1 2 (Isabella of Huntingdon was born about 1194.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Isabella was married to Robert de Brus, Lord of Annandale. It was through her that King Robert Bruce had a claim to the crown."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)




"Robert de Brus, surnamed ' the noble,' was one of the 'magnates Scotie ' who witnessed the marriage of King Alexander II. with Johanna, sister of Henry III., at York. He married Isabel, second daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon, younger brother of King Malcolm IV. and King William ; it was through this marriage that the succession to the Crown of Scotland came into the family of Bruce."

from Scots Peerage (vol 2) 1 2

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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

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