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Edward De Bruce
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Birth: 1276, Scotland
Death: Oct. 14, 1318, Ireland

King of Ireland. Son of Robert de Brus and Margaret, Countess of Carrick and was the younger brother of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland. Edward fought alongside of Robert for Scottish independence from England. He was married to Isabella Strathbogie and possibly later married to Isabelle de Ross. He had two sons, Thomas born in abt. 1313 and Alexander born in 1315. Edward became King of Ireland and was crowned on May 2, 1316. He was killed at the Battle of Dundall in Ireland on October 14, 1318. His body was quartered and sent to towns in Ireland. His head was sent to King Edward the 2nd of England. Edward is buried in the Faughart Churchyard in Faugher, Ireland.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Le Brus (1243 - 1304)
  Countess Margaret Of Carrick (1256 - 1292)
 
 Siblings:
  Isabel Bruce Magnusson (1272 - 1358)*
  Lady Christina Bruce Mar Seton Moray (1273 - 1356)*
   Robert the Bruce (1274 - 1329)*
  Edward De Bruce (1276 - 1318)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Faughart Churchyard
Faugher
County Donegal, Ireland
 
Created by: Scotvik
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67336513
 

In memory of my 22nd great-granduncle.
- Helen Rineer
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014
My 17th Great Grand Father
- Betty Harris
 Added: May. 4, 2014
My 20th great grandfather...RIP
- Christine Burley
 Added: Feb. 23, 2014
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