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Robert Bruce, Lord of Liddesdale

Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Cause of death: Died while leading a charge at the Battle of Dupplin Moor
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots and Mistresses
Father of Thomas Bruce
Brother of Margaret Bruce; Elizabeth de Bruce; Christina de Brus; Walter de Brus, High Stewart of Scotland; Niall Bruce of Carrick and 1 other
Half brother of Squire Bruce; Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland; Maud Bruce; Margaret Bruce; David II, king of Scots and 2 others

Occupation: Earl of Ross
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About Sir Robert Bruce

Lord Robert Bruce (died August 11, 1332) was an illegitimate son of King Robert I of Scotland and an unknown mother. His father made him Lord of Liddesdale. It has been suggested that he was the father of Thomas Bruce, 1st Baron of Clackmannan, but there is no clear evidence for this.

Faced with Edward Balliol's invasion of Scotland, he and the Donnchadh IV, Earl of Fife carried out an unsuccessful attempt to repel the landing at Kinghorn in Fife. He then quarrelled with the regent, Donald II, Earl of Mar.

He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Dupplin Moor.

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Sir Robert Bruce's Timeline

Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 13
Scotland, United Kingdom
August 11, 1332
Age 32
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom