Sir Robert de Brus Knt., Earl of Carrick

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Sir Robert de Brus Knt., Earl of Carrick, son of Robert de Brus and Isabel de Clare, was born at Writtle, Essex, England, July 1243.1 He died in England while returning to Annandale, shortly before 4 April 1304,1 and was buried at Holm Cultram Abbey, Cumberland, Scotland.1

Robert married (1) Margaret of Carrick, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1273;1 he married (2) Maud Fitz Alan, daughter of John Fitz Alan and Isabel de Mortimer, 19 September 1295;2 they were divorced by 19 May 1298;3,2 he married (3) Eleanor (---), whose parents are unknown (or not traced), after May 1299.

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Family 1

Margaret of Carrick b. abt. 1252, d. bef. 9 Nov 1292

Family 2

Maud Fitz Alan d. bef. 17 Nov 1326

Family 3

Eleanor (---) d. bef. 8 Sep 1331


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:595 (Brus 7), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:596 n52 (Brus 7).
  3. [S748] Douglas Richardson, "More Light on the marriage of Maud Fitz Alan, widow of Philip Burnell, Knt. [died 1294], and Robert de Brus, Knt., Earl of Carrick [died 1304]", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 25 June 2019,, accessed 26 June 2019.
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