Alexander Bruce (b. - 1706) MP

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Alexander Bruce:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p3687.htm#i36864

Alexander Bruce, 4th Earl of Kincardine [1]

  • M, #36864,
  • d. 10 October 1706
  • Last Edited=28 Mar 2011

Alexander Bruce, 4th Earl of Kincardine was the son of Robert Bruce, Lord Broonhall and Helen Skene.[1]

He married Christian Bruce, daughter of Robert Bruce and Catherine Preston.[1]

He died on 10 October 1706.[1]

Career:

  • He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Culross between 1661 and 1663.[1] He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Culross between 1669 and 1674.[1]
  • He was invested as a Knight before 1674.[1]
  • He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Culross in 1678.[1] He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Culross from 1685 to 1686.[1] He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Sanquhar in 1692.[1]
  • He was Joint Receiver-General of Supply and Excise between 1693 and 1695.1
  • He lived at Broomhill, Fife, Scotland.[1]
  • He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Bruce of Torry [S., 1647] on 10 November 1705.[1] He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Kincardine [S., 1647] on 10 November 1705.[1]

Children of Alexander Bruce, 4th Earl of Kincardine and Christian Bruce

  • 1. Robert Bruce, 5th Earl of Kincardine [1] b. c 1660, d. 1718
  • 2. Alexander Bruce, 6th Earl of Kincardine+[1] b. 19 Jan 1662, d. 1721
  • 3. Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Kincardine+[1] b. 19 Mar 1663, d. 23 Mar 1739/40

Citations

  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1295. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.