George Bruce (c.1545 - 1625) MP

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Birthplace: Carnock, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Culross, Perth, Scotland
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About George Bruce

Margaret Bruce was the daughter of Sir George Bruce of Carnock, a direct lineal descendant of King Robert Bruce the first of Scotland. Ref. Crozier's General Armory by William Armstrong Crozier: Published 1904 - Page 97: Nichols, Connecticut - Sergt. Francis Nichols, Stratford 1639, London and Ampthill Great Court Bedfordshire, Descended on the distaff side from King Robert Bruce. Source: The ancestors and descendants of Humphrey Nichols of Newark, New Jersey Lakehurst, N.J. : Published 1917 - Page 47 http://0-persi.heritagequestonline.com.alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us/hqoweb/library/do/books/results/image?urn=urn:proquest:US;glhbooks;Genealogy-glh232969099;19;-1;&polarity=&scale=

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Sir George Bruce married Margaret Primrose, daughter of Archibald Primrose.

He died on 6 May 1625

He was the son of Sir Edward Bruce of Blairhall and Alison Reid.

He bought Carnock from Sir A. Lindsay.

He was invested as a Knight by King James VI.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Culross.

In 1597 he built Culross Palace.

Circa 1600 he bought Werty Gellett (renamed Broomhall) from John Pitcairn of that Ilk.

He was a member of the Committee to negotiate union with England in 1604.

He lived at Carnock, Fife, Scotland.

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Sir George Bruce's Timeline

1545
1545
Carnock, Fifeshire, Scotland
1577
1577
Age 32
London, Middlesex, England
1625
May 6, 1625
Age 80
Culross, Perth, Scotland
1625
Age 80
Culross, Fifeshire, Scotland
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