Robert de Brus

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Robert de Brus, son of Adelm Brus, died in May 1141.1

Robert married Agnes de Paganell, daughter of Foulk de Paganell.1

Robert succeeded his father in the barony of Skelton, and became a powerful Baron in Yorkshire, holding at least 94 lordships, summed at fifteeen knights' fees. He was a liberal benefactor to the Church, and along with the the Earl of Huntingdon (later David I), founded the Abbey of Selkirk, later removed to Kelso.

He received charters from David I, about 1124, to the lands of Estrahanent (Annandale).2

Family

Agnes de Paganell
Children
This person was last edited on14 Jun 2016

Citations

  1. [S1973] James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, With Armorial Illustrations, 9 vols. (Edinburgh, Scotland: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), 2:429, further cited as Paul, SP.
  2. [S1973] Paul, SP, 2:428.