Robert de Brus, 4th Lord of Annandale

Robert de Brus, the Noble (ca. 1195–1245[2]) was 4th Lord of Annandale.

Robert de Brus
4th Lord of Annandale
PredecessorWilliam de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale
SuccessorRobert de Brus, 5th Lord of Annandale
Bornc. 1195
Died1232 (aged 36–37)[1]
BuriedGisborough Priory, Guisborough, Yorkshire
Noble familyBruce
Spouse(s)Isobel of Huntingdon
IssueRobert de Brus, 5th Lord of Annandale
Bernard de Brus
FatherWilliam de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale
MotherChristina mac Uchtred

He was the son of William de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale and Christina mac Uchtred[3][4]

Robert had the same name as both his uncle and his grandfather. His uncle died before becoming Lord of Annandale, and therefore his father, William, inherited the title, becoming 3rd Lord of Annandale. Robert married ca. 1219 Isobel of Huntingdon, the second daughter of David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon, by which marriage he acquired the manors of Writtle and Hatfield Broadoak, Essex in England.[5] They had 2 sons and a daughter:

Robert died in 1232,[9] and was survived by his wife Isabella. He was buried in the family mausoleum Gisborough Priory[10][better source needed][11][circular reference]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ MISCELLANEA GENEALOGICA ET HERALDICA. VOL. 1. 1874. by JOSEPH J. HOWARD https://archive.org/details/miscellaneagene00howagoog/page/337/mode/1up?q=sir+bernard+bruce
  2. ^ Mackay, Aeneas James George (1886). "Bruce, Robert (d.1245)" . In Stephen, Leslie (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 7. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 115.
  3. ^ Dictionary of National Biography
  4. ^ "Scotland, Kings: Robert de Brus". Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.
  5. ^ Richardson, Douglas, Magna Carta Ancestry, Baltimore, Md., 2005, p.731-2, ISBN 0-8063-1759-0
  6. ^ a b Richardson 2011, pp. 282–283.
  7. ^ Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Volume 14, page 345 (2020) The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1000184
  8. ^ The Scots peerage : founded on Wood's ed. of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom by Paul, James Balfour, Sir, 1846-1931; page 430; https://archive.org/details/scotspeeragefoun02pauluoft/page/430/mode/1up
  9. ^ MISCELLANEA GENEALOGICA ET HERALDICA. VOL. 1. 1874. by JOSEPH J. HOWARD https://archive.org/details/miscellaneagene00howagoog/page/337/mode/1up?q=sir+bernard+bruce
  10. ^ Marek, Miroslav (6 June 2003). "Bruce". Genealogy.euweb.cz. Retrieved 2 March 2012.[self-published source]
  11. ^ Gisborough Priory#Other burials

ReferencesEdit

  • Duncan, A. A. M., ‘Brus , Robert (II) de, lord of Annandale (d. 1194?)’, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 14 Nov 2006
  • Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, Volume 1. Hamilton, Adams, and Company. 1874.
  • Richardson, Douglas (2011). Royal Ancestry, Volume II. ISBN 9781731391681.
Preceded by Lord of Annandale
1211 x 1212 - 1226 x 1233
Succeeded by