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Robert Gunn

Also Known As: "Robin"
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1464 (37-46)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Gunn, Coroner of Caithness and Name Not Known
Father of Donald of Braemore
Brother of James "Seamus" Gunn; John "Iain" Gunn; Alastair Gunn; William Gunn; George Gunn and 4 others

Managed by: Robert A Prusak
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About Robert Gunn

Robert, (Robin) was the second born of eight siblings.

He was the second son and was killed with his father. His son Donald Robson established the line of Gunn of Braemore in the southern heights of Caithness - the Robson Gunns. The Robson Gunns, who include the MacRobs, Robinsons, Robsons, and various derivations of the name Robert.

In the generation after 1616, Colonel William Gunn, brother of the Robson chief and a native of Caithness, who, like so many other hardy Scots of that time made a place and a name for himself in the wars abroad. He appears in Scottish history when the Marquess of Montrose, then on the Covenanting side, was besieging the Tower of Gight in Aberdeenshire. Word reached the Marquess that a King's force had landed at Aberdeen, and raising the siege, he retreated precipitately to Edinburgh. The force actually landed, however, was a small one, and the most important of its officers was Crowner Gunn. On the failure of the cause of Charles I, the Crowner returned to Germany, where according to the historian of the house of Sutherland he became a major-general in the imperial army, and a baron of the empire, marrying "a rich and noble lady beside the imperial city of Elm, upon the Danube."

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Robert Gunn's Timeline

Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 42