Robert de Brus 6th Lord of Annandale


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1. Marjorie Countess of Carrick

Robert de Brus 6th Lord of Annandale 1

  • Born: Jul 1243, probably Writtle, Essex, England
  • Marriage (1): Marjorie Countess of Carrick in 1271 in Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Died: Apr 1304 at age 60

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Sir Robert VI de Brus (July 1243 \endash soon before 4 March 1304[1]), 6th Lord of Annandale (dominus vallis Anandie), jure uxoris Earl of Carrick[2] (1271\endash 1292), Lord of Hartness,[3] Writtle and Hatfield Broad Oak (Wretele et Hatfeud Regis), was a cross-border lord,[a] and participant of the Second Barons' War, Ninth Crusade, Welsh Wars, and First War of Scottish Independence.

Of Scoto-Norman heritage, through his father he was a third-great grandson of David I of Scotland. His ancestors included Richard (Strongbow) de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, King of Leinster and Governor of Ireland, and William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, regent of England, and Henry I of England.


Robert married Marjorie Countess of Carrick, daughter of Niall Earl of Carrick and Margaret Stewart, in 1271 in Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland. (Marjorie Countess of Carrick was born between 1253 and 1256 and died before 9 Nov 1292.)



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