Marjorie of Carrick (c. 1254–1292)

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Marjorie of Carrick (c. 1254–1292)

Scottish royal and mother of Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland . Name variations: Marjory or Marjorie, Countess of Carrick. Born around 1254; died before October 27, 1292; daughter of Neil, 2nd earl of Carrick, and Margaret Stewart ; married Adam, 3rd earl of Carrick, before October 4, 1266; married Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick, in 1271; children: Robert Bruce (1274–1329) also known as Robert the Bruce and Robert I, king of Scotland (r. 1306–1329); Edward Bruce (d. 1318), king of Ireland; Thomas Bruce (d. 1307); Isabel Bruce (c. 1278–1358, who married Eric II, king of Norway); Alexander (d. 1307); Nigel (d. 1306); Mary Bruce (fl. 1290–1316); Christian Bruce (d. 1356, who married Gratney, 7th earl of Mar, and Christopher Seton and Andrew Moray of Both-well); Matilda Bruce (who married Hugh Ross, 4th earl of Ross); Margaret Bruce (d. 1346, who married William de Carlyle).

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