Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin (1732 - 1771) MP

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Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
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About Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin

Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin and 9th Earl of Kincardine (6 July 1732 – 14 May 1771) was the son of William Bruce, 8th Earl of Kincardine. His mother was Jane Roberton, daughter of James Roberton ( principal Lord of Session)[1] and great-granddaughter of advocate and judge Lord Bedlay[2] [3]

On 1 June 1759, he married Martha Whyte and they had eight children [1]:

   * Lady Martha Bruce (b. 3 June 1760), died young
   * Lady Janet Bruce (b. 2 July 1761), died young
   * William Robert Bruce, Lord Bruce (b. 15 January 1763), died young
   * William Robert Bruce, 6th Earl of Elgin (1764–1771)
   * Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766–1841)
   * Hon. Charles Andrew Bruce (1768–1810), Governor of Prince of Wales's Island
   * Hon. James Bruce (1769–1798), Member of Parliament
   * Lady Charlotte Matilda Bruce (28 May 1771 – March 1816), married Admiral Philip Charles Durham
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Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin's Timeline

1732
July 6, 1732
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1759
June 1, 1759
Age 26
1766
July 20, 1766
Age 34
Broomhall, Fife, Scotland
1768
January 18, 1768
Age 35
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1771
May 14, 1771
Age 38
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