Earl Adam De Kilconcath CARRICK
- Married: Bef 1271
- Died: Bef 1271, Acre, Jerusalem, Palestine
Cause of his death was In Battle.
Other names for Adam were KILCONQUAHAR and CARRICK Earl.
Ancestral File Number: 9G46-NX.
Earl of CARRICK.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute 1989: "Robert Bruce Died 1295, Son of Robert Bruce Killed 1245and Isabella Huntingdon Died 1251, Mar Isabel De Clare Died 1254, Parents of Robert Bruce Died 1304, Mar (2) Marjorie Carrick."
A History of the Plantagenets, Vol III, The Three Edwards, Thomas B Costain, 1958, Doubleday & Co
p118: "Thefamily of the Bruces, second choice in that arbitration for a crown, had never been reconciled to the selection of John de Baliol as King of Scotland. The grandfather had died in 1295 and had been followed by his son, the Earl of Carrick, in 1304, leaving the grandson, who is known in history as Robert the Bruce, to continue the family pretensions.
"The Earl of Carrick had been a romantic figure. He contracted a marriage with the widowed Countess of Carrick when she was a royalward, without the king's consent. The story ran that he was hunting on her estates and she saw him there for the first time, falling in love with him so completely and violently that she instructed her men to abduct him. They were man and wife when they appeared again in the public eye. Though some skeptics declared this was all a ruse to cover up the fact that Bruce had married her with no regard to the royal wardship, it seems to have been a love match. At any rate, they brought into the world five sons, four of whom were destined to die violently in the struggle for Scottish freedom, and five daughters, all of whom married husbands of high lineage..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9G46-NX Adam De KILCONCATH [EARL OF CARRICK] Mar Margaret CARRICK F6XF-TT.
Adam married Countess Margaret CARRICK, daughter of Earl Neil CARRICK and Countess Margaret Stewart CARRICK, before 1271. (Countess Margaret CARRICK was born about 1252 in Carrick, Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland and died before 27 Oct 1292.)