- Born: Abt 1279, Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
- Died: Sep 1306, Berwick, Northumberland, England
Another name for Nigel was Neil.
A History of the Plantagenets, Vol III, The Three Edwards, Thomas B Costain, 1958, Doubleday & Co
p120: "...It was an illustrious company which assembled there to declare their support to the new leader [Robert Bruce, including]...the four brothers of Bruce- Edward, Nigel, Thomas, and Alexander..."
p124: "Bruce retreated into the hills but, realizing that his cause was a lost one for the time being, he finally found refuge with the small force still faithful to him in the western isles. The rest of his men, who had returned to their homes, were not so lucky. Many were captured andeither hanged or beheaded as the old king had ordered. Nigel Bruce was captured in Kildrummy Castle and taken to Berwick, where he was hanged. Thomas and Alexander were defeated in an effort to land a force at Lockryan and were sentenced by Edward himself to be dragged at the tails of horses to the gallows and there executed..."