The Book of Bruce
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (370 pages)
Author: L. Weeks
Written by Lyman Horace Weeks, this 370 page book is fully titled "The Book of Bruce: Ancestors and Descendants of King Robert of Scotland, Being an Historical and Genealogical Survey of the Kingly and Noble Scottish House of Bruce, with Special Reference to the Bruces of Clackmannan, Cultmalindie, Caithness, and the Shetland Islands, and Their American Descendants".
This history begins with a discussion of the Bruce family and its supposed Scandinavian origin, the family's introduction to Scotland and the accession to the throne of Robert the Bruce.
There then are chapters on the Bruces of Clackmannan, Cultmalindie, and Caithness; the Bruces of Kinloss, Elgin, and Kincardine; the Bruces of Airth; the Cavendish-Bruce family of the Dukes of Devonshire; the Royal House of Stewart; the line of the Irish kings; the ancient Royal House of Scotland; the line of the Saxon Kings; Bruce ancestry from royal Houses of Europe; and then associated or collateral families with which the Bruces were involved. This chapter provides information on the Dunbar, Scrimgeour, De Clare, Carrick, De Burgh, Warrenne, Elphinston, Oliphant, and Campbell families. Finally, there is a chapter on the Bruces in America.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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