5th Lord Robert De Bruce ANNANDALE
(Abt 1210-1295)
Isabel De CLARE
(Abt 1202-1256)
Countess Margaret Stewart CARRICK
(Abt 1206-)
Earl Robert De Bruce CARRICK, VI
(Abt 1253-1304)
Countess Margaret CARRICK
(Abt 1252-Bef 1292)
Thomas BRUCE
(Abt 1284-1307)


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Thomas BRUCE

  • Born: Abt 1284, Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
  • Died: 9 Feb 1307, Castle, Carlisle, Cumberland, England

   General Notes:

A History of the Plantagenets, Vol III, The Three Edwards, Thomas B Costain, 1958, Doubleday & Co
p120: "...It was an illustrious companywhich assembled there to declare their support to the new leader [Robert Bruce, including]...the four brothers of Bruce- Edward, Nigel, Thomas, and Alexander..."
p124: "Bruce retreated into the hills but, realizing that his cause was a lost one for the time being, he finally found refuge with the small force still faithful to him in the western isles. The rest of his men, who had returned to their homes, were not so lucky. Many were captured and either hanged or beheaded as theold king had ordered. Nigel Bruce was captured in Kildrummy Castle and taken to Berwick, where he was hanged. Thomas and Alexander were defeated in an effort to land a force at Lockryan and were sentenced by Edward himself to be dragged at thetails of horses to the gallows and there executed..."

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Helen ERSKINE.

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