Person:Robert Brus (4)

Robert de Brus, Jure Uxoris Earl Of Carrick
d.bef 4 Apr 1304 Palestinian Territories
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Name Robert de Brus, Jure Uxoris Earl Of Carrick
Gender Male
Birth? Jul 1243 Annandale and Eskdale, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Marriage 1271 Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire, Scotlandto Marjorie , Countess of Carrick
Death? bef 4 Apr 1304 Palestinian Territories
Title (nobility)? 6th Lord of Annandale
Burial? Holme-Cultram, Cumberland, EnglandHolm Cultram Abbey

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

Of Scoto-Norman heritage, through his father he was a third-great grandson of David I, as well as claiming Richard (Strongbow) de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, King of Leinster and Governor of Ireland, and William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (described as the "best knight that ever lived.") in addition to Henry I of England amongst his ancestors.

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References
  1.   Robert de Brus, jure uxoris Earl of Carrick, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Sir Robert le Brus, 1st Lord Brus, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   ROBERT [VI] de Brus, son of ROBERT [V] de Brus Lord of Annandale & his first wife Isabel de Clare (Jul 1243-shortly before 4 Apr 1304, bur Abbey of Holm Cultram), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.