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Illegitamate son of King Robert the Bruce I of Scotland and uknown mistress

Died at The Battle of Neville's Cross on 17 October 1346

The Battle of Neville's Cross took place to the west of Durham, England, on 17 October 1346. The culmination of a Scottish invasion of northern England, the battle ended with the rout of the Scots and the capture of their king, David II of Scotland.

everal Scottish nobles were killed, including:

John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray Niall Bruce of Carrick, an illegitimate son of Robert the Bruce. Lord David de la Hay, The Constable Maurice de Moravia, Earl of Strathearn Lord Robert de Keith (d. 1346), The Great Marischal of Scotland Lord Edward de Keith (d. 1346), of Sinton Lord Thomas Charteris, The Chancellor Lord Robert de Peebles, The Chamberlain[5] Scott, Sir Michael, of Rankilburn and Murthockston, The Scotts of Buccleuch, Vol 1. Chap 2 p 15 Sir William Fraser.Edinburgh 1878 Scottish chroniclers Andrew of Wyntoun and Walter Bower both wrote that 1,000 Scots were killed in the battle,[2] while the Chronicle of Lanercost said that "few English were killed".[3]'s_Cross

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October 17, 1346
Neville's Cross, County Durham, United Kingdom