Robert Bruce, 2nd Baron of Clackmannan

Sir Robert Bruce, 2nd Baron of Clackmannan & Rate (died 23 July 1403[1]) was the son of Sir Thomas Bruce 1st Baron of Clackmannan and Marjorie Charteris of Stenhouse.

BackgroundEdit

Robert Bruce was born in Clackmannan, Scotland the son of Thomas Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan and his wife Marjory. Robert received more land in Clackmannan in 1359 from his cousin, King David II, and additional land in Rate, Scotland in 1367.

He married Isabel Stewart the daughter of Robert Stewart of Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire, with whom he had at least four children:

Robert was captured and killed on 23 July 1403, during the Battle of Shrewsbury, and his son Robert succeeded him as third baron.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gordon A. C. MacGregor, Bruce of Cultmalundy, in The Red Book of Perthshire (Perthshire Heritage Trust, 2006)