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Alexander Bruce

Also Known As: "Sir Alexander Brus"
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Bruce, II and Janet Forrester
Husband of Janet Livingston
Father of Lady Elizabeth Bruce; Robert Bruce, Min. of St Giles; Lady Marion of Airth Menteith; Alexander Bruce; Sir William Bruce of Airth and 1 other
Brother of James Bruce

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About Alexander Bruce of Airth

  • Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth1
  • M, #185121
  • Last Edited=26 Feb 2006
  • Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth is the son of Robert Bruce of Airth and Janet Forrester.1 He married Janet Livingston, daughter of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord Livingston.1
  • Children of Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth and Janet Livingston
    • 1.William Bruce+1
    • 2.Reverend Robert Bruce+
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Volume 1, page 547. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
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  • 'Bruce08'I
  • Families covered: Bruce of Airth, Bruce of Kinnaird, Bruce of Stenhouse
  • Most of the upper section of this page was previously within the old version of Bruce02. It was redone in June 2007 as part of a review of various Bruce families. See here for more details.
  • Sir Edward Bruce of Airth
  • m. (by 1417) Agnes Airth (dau of Sir William Airth of Airth)
    • 1. Sir Robert Bruce of Airth (d 01.1450)
    • m. Janet Livingston (dau of Sir Alexander Livingston of Callendar)
      • A. Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth and Stenhouse (d 1488)
      • m. Margaret or Janet Forrester (dau of Sir Malcolm Forrester, 3rd of Torwood)
        • i. John Bruce of Stenhouse (dvp by 1483)
        • m. (1471) Elizabeth Menteith (dau of William Menteith of Kerse)
          • a. Sir Robert Bruce of Airth and Stenhouse (d 10.1513)
          • m. Euphemia Montgomery (dau of Alexander Montgomery, 2nd Lord)
            • (1) Robert Bruce of Airth (d by 14.11.1561)
            • m1. (by 09.09.1523) Janet Forrester (dau of Sir Walter Forrester of Carden)
              • (A) Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth (d 16.03.1600)
              • m. Janet Livingston (d 04.10.1599, dau of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord)
                • (i) William Bruce (dvp 1597)
                • m. (1582) Jane Fleming (d 10.1630, dau of John Fleming, 5th Lord)
                  • .... etc.
                • (ii) Robert Bruce, 1st of Kinnaird (d 1631)
                • m. Martha Douglas (dau of George Douglas, 1st of Parkhead)
                • (iii) Sir John Bruce of Kincavil had issue
                • (iv) Alexander Bruce, 1st of Bangour (d 1586) had issue
                • (v) Marion Bruce
                • m. (mcrt 13.05.1557) Patrick Drummond, younger of Carnock
              • (B) Robert Bruce, 1st of Baldrig had issue
              • m. Helen Drummond (dau of Sir Alexander Drummond, 1st of Medhope)
              • (C) James Bruce 'of Newburn (Newbirnie) ' (d 04.1610)
              • m. Catherine or Jean Hamilton
                • (i) .... etc.
              • (D) John Bruce had issue
              • (E) Andrew Bruce
              • m. Margaret Duddingston
              • (F) Margaret Bruce
            • m2. Marion Bruce (d 05.1575, dau of David Bruce, 7th of Clackmannan)
            • (2) .... etc.
  • Main source(s): BP1934 (Bruce of Stenhouse), RedBookScot (Perthshire, Bruce of Airth + Bruce of Kinnaird (1st Family))
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of Airth 5 sons 2 daughters

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Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
Age 19
Age 22
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 22
Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
Age 24
Airth, Scotland
Age 28
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 35
Airth, Sterlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
August 14, 1600
Age 70
Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland