Sir Alexander BRUCE
- Born: Abt 1285, Carrick, Argyllshire, Scotland
- Married: Abt 1340
- Died: 9 Feb 1307, Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Another name for Alexander was Sir Knight.
Ancestral File Number: 9FBQ-FH.
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 hillsbut, 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 and either 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 sentencedby Edward himself to be dragged at the tails of horses to the gallows and there executed..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9FBQ-FH Alexander Bruce [Sir] Mar Abt 1340 Eleanor DOUGLAS (AFN:9FBQ-DB).
Alexander married Eleanor DOUGLAS, daughter of Sir Archibald DOUGLAS, II and Beatrice De LINDSAY, about 1340. (Eleanor DOUGLAS was born about 1325 in Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died about 1360 in , , Scotland.)