Thomas "1st Baron of Clackmannan" Bruce of Clackmannan Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan (1313 - 1403) MP

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Birthplace: Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Battle of Shrewsbury
Occupation: half brother of Robert The Bruce King of Scots
Managed by: Charlene Joyce McGowan
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About Thomas "1st Baron of Clackmannan" Bruce of Clackmannan Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan

In 1334 he organised a rising against English rule, along with Robert II, 7th High Steward.1 As a reward, he was granted the demesnes of Clackmannan. -------------------- of Clackmannan ref ILG --------------------

In 1334 he organised a rising against English rule, along with Robert II, 7th High Steward. As a reward, he was granted the demesnes of Clackmannan.

Sir Thomas Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan married Marjorie Charteris of Stenhouse. Received the lands of Clackmannan from his cousin King Robert II as a reward for which he was granted for organising a rising against English rule in 1334. He died in 1358/9.

Note: Many Bruces today descend from many of these family branches, that started with this Thomas Bruce. It is questionable as to who Thomas' father was. Some say from King Robert's brother Edward's son Thomas, others say from Robert Bruce a cousin or illegitimate son of King Robert and some say another Thomas Bruce of Clackmannan (nephew of King David Bruce). Whichever it may be, we will never know for sure. However, he was a descendant of the Scottish Bruces. -------------------- Sir Thomas Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan, married Marjorie Charteris of Stenhouse. He received the lands of Clackmannan from his cousin King Robert II as a reward for which he was granted for organising a rising against the English rule in 1334. It is not known who Thomas' father was. Possibly King Robert's brother Edward, or perhaps from Robert Bruce a cousin or illegitimate son of King Robert.

For further information on Sir Thomas Bruce's descendents, see: http://stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/bb4fz/bruce02.htm

- Norman Sutherland

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Thomas "1st Baron of Clackmannan" Bruce of Clackmannan Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan's Timeline

1313
1313
Clackmannanshire, Scotland
1337
1337
Age 24
Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, , Scotland
1348
1348
Age 35
Scotland
1403
1403
Age 90
Battle of Shrewsbury
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