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  • ID: I10435
  • Name: Margaret (Marjory) Countess de CARRICK 1 2
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1252 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
  • Death: BEF 27 OCT 1292 1 3
  • Note:
    Margaret (or Marjorie), Countess of Carrick, d. 1292, widow of Adam de Kilconquhar dsp 1270, daughter of Neil, Earl of Carrick, and Margaret, daughter of Walter, High Steward of Scotland. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    Marjorie (or Margaret) (one of four daughters), in her own right Countess of Carrick, d. by 27 Oct 1292; m. (1) Adam de Kilconquhar, d. in the Holy Lands 1271 or 1272; m. (2) Robert Bruce, son of Robert of Annandale and Cleveland, in right of his wife Earl of Carrick, which title he resigned to his son Robert (later Robert I of Scots) 27 Oct 1292. [Ancestral Roots]

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    Earldom of Carrick

    3. Margaret, suo jure (in her own right) Countess of Carrick, daughter and heir. She m. 1stly Adam de Kilconquhar, who thus became jure uxoris (in right of wife) Earl of Carrick. He dsp, being killed in the French Crusade of 1268 at Acre in Palestine in 1270. The Countess m, the next year 1271, at her castle of Turnberry, Robert de Bruce, who thus became jure uxoris Earl of Carrick. For this marriage, which was without the Royal consent, she had to pay a heavy fine. Her husband was son and heir of Robert de Bruce, of Annandale (one of the Competitors for the Crown of Scotland), by his 1st wife, Isabel, daughter of Gilbert (de Clare), Earl of Gloucester and Hertford. In 1278 he swore fealty, as proxy for Alexander III, for the Kingdom of Scotland, to Edward I, to which King, on 13 June 1291, he also swore fealty. He was summoned to be at Shrewsbury for the trial of David ap Griffith, 28 June 1283 (11 Edward I), by writ directed Roberto de Brus Comiti de Carrik, his name appearing as 11th and last of the earls who were then summoned. His wife, the Countess, having previously died, he, on 27 Oct 1292, resigned the Earldom of Carrick to his 1st son, though he appears still to have been styled Earl thereof. On 1 Apr 1295 he succeeded his father (who d. aged about 85), and was made Governor of Carlisle Castle. On 24 June 1295 (23 Edward I), he was summoned to Parliament (England) by writ directed Roberto de Brus, whereby he may be held to have become Lord Bruce. He was also summoned to attend the King at Salisbury, 26 Jan 1296/7 (25 Edward I). He accompanied Edward I into Scotland, and fought 28 Apr 1296, at the battle of Dunbar. To that King he again swore fealty 28 Aug 1296 at Berwick. He m. 2ndly, Eleanor. He resided latterly in England, and died there or in Palestine, 1304, before 14 June, and was buried at Holmcultram. His widow m. in 1305/6, as his 1st wife, Richard Waleys (Lord Waleys). She d. between 16 Mar and 19 Oct 1330. [Complete Peerage]


    Father: Neil (Niall) Earl of CARRICK , Regent of Scotland b: ABT 1230 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
    Mother: Margaret STEWART b: ABT 1220 in Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Adam de KILCONQUHAR b: ABT 1245 in Scotland
    • Married: in 1st husband 2 1

    Marriage 2 Robert 1st Baron de BRUS , Earl of Carrick b: JUL 1243 in Annandale, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
    • Married: 1271 in 2nd husband 1st wife 2
    • Married: 1273 in Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabel de BRUS b: ABT 1272 in Annandale, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children Robert I The Bruce King of SCOTLAND b: 11 JUL 1274 in Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland
    3. Has Children Margaret de BRUS b: ABT 1276 in Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
    4. Has Children Edward BRUCE , "King" of Ireland, Earl of Carrick b: ABT 1280 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
    5. Has Children Christian BRUCE b: ABT 1281 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
    6. Has Children Maud de BRUS b: ABT 1282 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
    7. Has Children Mary de BRUS b: ABT 1286 in Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
    8. Has Children Elizabeth de BRUS b: ABT 1288 in Annandale, Dumfrieshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 121c-30
    2. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 41-4
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 41-4
      Text: 1292