Sir Robert Bruce II

1532–1625 (Age 93)
Blairhall, Fife, Scotland

The Life of Robert

Sir Robert Bruce II was born in 1532, in Blairhall, Fife, Scotland as the son of Lady Margaret Hamilton. He married Margaret Jean Bruce Hamilton in 1531, in Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1625, in Paris, Île-de-France, France, at the age of 93, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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Sir Robert Bruce II
Margaret Jean Bruce Hamilton
William Bruce
Edward Kinnaird
Bessie Bruce
Anne Bruce
Margaret Bruce
Margaret Bruce
Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss
William Bruce

Spouse and Children



    William Bruce


    Edward Kinnaird


    Margaret Bruce


    Margaret Bruce


    Bessie Bruce


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1598 · Edict of Nantes 

Age 66

Under the rule of Henry IV of France the Edict of Nantes was issued giving the people some religious liberty. The edict brought an end to the religious wars that were going on at the time. 

Age 78

Reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. Royal power at its peak. France dominates Europe, French culture spreads. Start of large-scale sea trade.
1618 · 30 Years War

Age 86

Ferdinand II was trying to force the people to follow Catholicism. The 30 years war was a battle of religion with the Protestants and Catholics, in the Holy Roman Empire.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy which has not been certainly identified. Traditionally, it is believed to be derived from Brix near Cherbourg, but Le Brus in Calvados and Briouze in Orne have also been proposed as candidates.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • wikipedia
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22

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