Margaret Bruce

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Margaret Bruce

Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: March 30, 1346 (27-35)
Balmuto, Fifeshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots and Elizabeth de Burgh, Queen of Scots
Wife of William Sutherland, Sr., 5th Earl of Sutherland
Mother of John de Moravia, Master of Sutherland and William Sutherland, Jr.
Sister of Maud Bruce; David II, king of Scots and John Bruce
Half sister of Sir Robert Bruce; Margaret Bruce; Christina de Brus; Walter de Brus; Niall Bruce, of Carrick and 3 others

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About Margaret Bruce

Robert's only child by his first marriage was

  • Marjorie Bruce, married Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland (1293–1326).

By his second wife Elizabeth he had four children:

  • David II,
  • John (died in childhood),
  • Matilda (who married Thomas Isaac and died at Aberdeen 20 July 1353), and
  • Margaret (who married William de Moravia, 5th Earl of Sutherland in 1345).

In addition to his legitimate offspring, Robert Bruce had several illegitimate children by unknown mothers.

  • Sir Robert (died 12 August 1332 at the Battle of Dupplin Moor);
  • Walter, of Odistoun on the Clyde, who predeceased his father; and
  • Niall, of Carrick, (died 17 October 1346 at the Battle of Neville's Cross).
  • Elizabeth (married Walter Oliphant of Gask);
  • Margaret (married Robert Glen), alive as of 29 February 1364; and
  • Christian of Carrick, who died after 1329, when she was in receipt of a pension


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Margaret Bruce's Timeline

Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
March 30, 1346
Age 31
Balmuto, Fifeshire, Scotland
March 1346
Age 31
Age 31