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William de Bruce, 3rd Baron of Annandale
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Name William de Bruce, 3rd Baron of Annandale
Gender Male
Birth? 1142 Annandale,Dumfrieshire,,Scotland
Marriage 1170 Cleveland-Port, Yorkshire, Englandto Christina de Teyden
Alt Birth? 1178
Death[1] 16 Jul 1212 Annandale,,Dumfries-Shire,Scotland


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William de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale (died 16 July 1212), was the second but eldest surviving son of Robert de Brus, 2nd Lord of Annandale.

His elder brother, Robert III de Brus, predeceased their father, never holding the lordship of Annandale. William de Brus thus succeeded his father when the latter died in 1194.

William de Brus possessed large estates in the north of England. He obtained from King John, the grant of a weekly market at Hartlepool, and granted lands to the canons of Gisburn. Very little else is known about William's activities. He makes a few appearances in the English government records and witnessed a charter of King William of Scotland.

He married a woman called Beatrice de Teyden, and had by her at least two sons,

  • Robert (his successor).
  • William.
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