Robert de Brus, Jure Uxoris Earl Of Carrick
d.bef 4 Apr 1304 Palestinian Territories
m. May 1240
Facts and Events
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.