Marjory <I>Bruce</I> Stewart

Marjory Bruce Stewart

Birth
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Death 2 Mar 1316 (aged 19)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Burial Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Memorial ID 44045811 · View Source
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My 20th great grandmother, daughter of Sir Robert I, The Bruce, King of Scotland and Isobel of Mar, Queen of Scotland.

She married Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland in 1315 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

They had one child, Robert Stuart II, who became the King of Scotland. He was saved by a cesearean delivery after his mother fell from a horse and died on March 2, 1316, at age 19.Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland was born December 1296 and died on 2 March 1316 at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in childbirth. She was thrown violently from her horse while nine months pregnant and went into immediate labor. The future Robert II (Stewart), King of Scotland was born Caesarean section that day. The second documented reporting of Caesarean since the famous Julius Caesar. Marjorie only lived a few hours after delivery. Upon her death she was buried at Paisley Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Marjorie was named after her father's mother, Marjorie of Carrick.
Her parents: Robert the Bruce I, King of Scotland and by his first wife, Isabella, Lady of Mar (her only child; she died shortly after giving birth).
Paternal grandparents: Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale and Marjorie of Carrick, 3rd Countess of Carrick.
Maternal grandparents: Donald, 6th Earl of Mar and Helen ferch Llywelyn.
She married:
Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland, in 1315, son of James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland and Gille de Burgh.
Marjorie Bruce, Princess of Scotland and Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland's only son:
Robert II Stewart, King of Scotland born 2 Mar 1315/16, died 19 Apr 1390.
Marjorie's marriage to Walter, High Steward of Scotland united Clan Stewart and the royal House of Bruce, giving rise to the House of Stewart. Her son was the first Stewart monarch, King Robert II of Scotland.


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  • Created by: Ann
  • Added: 7 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44045811
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marjory Bruce Stewart (Dec 1296–2 Mar 1316), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44045811, citing Paisley Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland ; Maintained by Ann (contributor 47184218) .