Andrew Murray
(1298-1338)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Christina Bruce
2. Unknown

Andrew Murray 1

  • Born: 1298
  • Marriage (1): Christina Bruce in Jul 1326 in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Scotland
  • Marriage (2): Unknown before 1326
  • Died: 1338 at age 40
  • Buried: Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
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bullet  General Notes:

Sir Andrew Murray (1298\endash 1338), also known as Sir Andrew Moray, or Sir Andrew de Moray, was a Scottish military and political leader who supported David II of Scotland against Edward Balliol and King Edward III of England during the so-called Second War of Scottish Independence. He held the lordships of Avoch and Petty in north Scotland, and Bothwell in west-central Scotland. In 1326 he married Christina Bruce, a sister of King Robert I of Scotland. Murray was twice chosen as Guardian of Scotland, first in 1332, and again from 1335 on his return to Scotland after his release from captivity in England. He held the guardianship until his death in 1338.


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Andrew married Christina Bruce, daughter of Robert de Brus 6th Lord of Annandale and Marjorie Countess of Carrick, in Jul 1326 in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Scotland. (Christina Bruce was born about 1278 and died between 1356 and 1357.)


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Andrew next married Unknown before 1326.


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