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Earl Robert Bruce, Lord of Liddesdale

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: August 11, 1332 (28-36)
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom (Died while leading a charge at the Battle of Dupplin Moor)
Place of Burial: Holme Abbey, Holme Cultram, Cumberland, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert I the Bruce, King of Scots and Mistresses De Bruce
Brother of Margaret Bruce; Christina de Brus; Walter de Brus; Niall Bruce, of Carrick and Katherine Lindsy
Half brother of Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland; Isabel (Stewart) Haliburton; Maud Bruce; Margaret Bruce; Elizabeth de Bruce 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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Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
August 11, 1332
Age 32
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Holme Abbey, Holme Cultram, Cumberland, England