Sir Robert de Brus, Knt., Earl of Carrick, King of Scots

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Sir Robert de Brus, Knt., Earl of Carrick, King of Scots, son of Sir Robert de Brus, Knt., Earl of Carrick and Margaret of Carrick,was born in Scotland, probably at Turnberry Castle, Carrick Co., 11 July 1274.1 He died at Cardross, Dumbartonshire, Scotland, 7 June 1329,2 and was buried in the middle of the choir at the abbey church, Dunfermline, Scotland.2

Robert married (1) Isabel of Mar, daughter of Sir Donald of Mar, Knt., Earl of Mar and Ellen (…), about 1295;1 he married (2) Elizabeth de Burgh, daughter of Sir Richard de Burgh, Knt., 3rd Earl of Ulster and Margaret (…).1

By one or more unknown mistresses, Robert also had two sons and three daughters.1

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Family 1

  • Sir Robert de Brus, Knt.1
  • Neil de Brus1
  • Margaret de Brus1
  • Elizabeth de Brus1
  • Christian de Brus1

Family 2

Isabel of Mar d. bef. 1302

Family 3

Elizabeth de Burgh d. 26 Oct 1327
  • David II de Brus, King of Scots1
  • John de Brus1
  • Maud de Brus1 d. 20 Jul 1353
  • Margaret de Brus1
This person was last edited on17 Apr 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five volumes (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:604 (Brus 8), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:605 (Brus 8).