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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Family Time Line

Sir Robert Bruce II
1532–1625
Margaret Jean Bruce Hamilton
1532–1614
William Bruce
1528–
Edward Kinnaird
1534–1609
Bessie Bruce
1542–
Anne Bruce
1551–
Margaret Bruce
1538–
Margaret Bruce
1540–1647
Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss
1548–1611
William Bruce
1552–1609

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    William Bruce

    Male1528–Male

    Edward Kinnaird

    Male1534–1609Male

    Margaret Bruce

    Female1538–Female

    Margaret Bruce

    Female1540–1647Female

    Bessie Bruce

    Female1542–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+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. 
1610

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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