Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet of Foulis

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Robert Munro

Birthplace: Fowlis Castle, Dundee
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. John Munro, 2nd of Obsdale and Catherine Gordon
Husband of Jean Munro
Father of Rebecca Munro; Janet Munro; Sir John Munro, 4th Baronet of Foulis; Andrew Monro; Hector Munro and 4 others
Brother of Sir George Munro, 1st of Newmore; Janet Munro Gordon; Captain John Munro, 3rd of Obsdale; Colonel Alexander Munro; Colonel David Munro and 1 other

Occupation: 3rd Baronet of Foulis Castle and 21st Baron of Foulis., Sir
Managed by: Peter Norman McGavin
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About Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet of Foulis

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet of Foulis, 21st Baron and 24th chief of the Clan Munro was a 17th century Scottish soldier and politician.

Robert succeeded to the head of his house upon the death of his cousin, Sir Hector Munro, 2nd Baronet of Foulis who died at just 17 years of age. As the eldest son of Col. John Munro, 2nd of Obsdale, Robert was the head of the Munros of Obsdale family but was also a direct descendant and great grandson of Robert Mor Munro, 15th Baron of Foulis...

...Robert Munro married before he succeeded as 3rd Baronet of Foulis. He married his cousin Jean Munro, daughter of Hector Munro 1st Baronet of Foulis. They had eight children:

  • Sir John Munro, 4th Baronet of Foulis.
  • Hector Munro, who married Ann Fraser and according to historian Alexander Mackenzie, had seventeen children - all but two of which died in infancy.
  • David Munro, who attained the rank of Captain in the Army.
  • Andrew Munro, who became a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army and married the Hon. Margaret Fraser, daughter of Hugh Fraser, 10th Lord Lovat.
  • William Munro.
  • Joseph Munro.
  • Daniel Munro.
  • Rebecca Munro, who married Colin Robertson, of Kindeace, and was the great-grandmother of Anne Mackenzie Robertson, wife of Sir John Gladstone, 1st Baronet, and mother of William Ewart Gladstone."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2 September 2012, 16:11 UTC, <,_3rd_Baronet&oldid=510446360> [accessed 21 December 2012]

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