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: Bruce of Ailesbury, Bruce of Balcaskie, Bruce of Blairhall, Bruce of Carnock, Bruce of Elgin, Bruce of Kincardine, Bruce of Kinloss, Bruce of Kinross
Edward Bruce of Blairhall b 1505, d 1565
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m Alison Reid dau of John Reid of Aikenhead
1. Robert Bruce of Blairhall
m 1593 Margaret or Jean Hamilton d 1614, dau of John Hamilton, Archbishop of St. Andrews
A. Robert Bruce of Blairhall
m Katherine or Jean Preston dau of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield
i. Thomas Bruce of Blairhall
m 27.04.1648 Jean Henderson dau of Sir John Henderson of Fordell
a. John Bruce of Blairhall
m before 1684 Jean Leslie a 08.06.1736, dau of James Leslie, 3rd Lord Lindores
1 Mary Bruce
m 10.03.1700 Dougal Dugald Stewart of Blairhall d 16.06.1712, Lord of Session as Lord Blairhall
b. Sir Alexander Bruce, 3rd Bart of Kinross and Balcaskie dsp
m Katherine Stewart dau of Robert Stewart of Irry
c. Margaret Bruce
m John Aytoun of Kinnaldy
d. Catherine Bruce dsp 1692/3
m 04.04.1685 William Graham, 2nd Earl of Airth and Menteith b c1634, dsp 12.09.1694
ii. Sir William Bruce, 1st Bart of Kinross and Balcaskie
m1 Mary Halket dau of Sir James Halket, Bart of Pitfirrane
a. Sir John Bruce, 2nd Bart of Kinross and Balcaskie dsp
m 05.1687 Christian Leslie bpt 13.12.161, d 21.04.1710, dau of John Leslie, Duke of Rothes
b. Anne Bruce
m1 Sir Thomas Hope, Bart of Craighall
m2 Sir John Carstairs of Kilconquhar
m2 Magdalene Scot
iii. Christian Bruce
m Sir Alexander Bruce of Broomhall, 4th Earl of Kincardine d 02.10.1715/10.10.1706
2. Edward Bruce, 1st Lord Kinloss b 1548, d 14.01.1610
m Magdalene Clerk dau of Sir Alexander Clerk of Balbirnie
A. Robert Bruce dvpsp
B. Edward Bruce, 2nd Lord Kinloss d unm 08.1613
C. Thomas Bruce, 3rd Lord Kinloss, 1st Earl of Elgin b 02.12.1599, d 21.12.1663
m1 04.07.1622 Anne Chichester d 20.03.1627, dau of Sir Robert Chichester of Raleigh
i. Robert Bruce, 2nd Earl of Elgin, 1st Earl of Ailesbury d 20.10.1685
m 16.02.1645-6 Diana Grey d 08.04.1689, dau of Henry Grey, 1st Earl of Stamford
a. Edward Bruce dvp aged 17
b. Thomas Bruce, 3rd Earl of Elgin, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury b 1656, d 16.12.1741
m1 30/1.08/10.1676 Elizabeth Seymour d 12.01.1697, dau of Henry Seymour, Lord Beauchamp
1 Robert Bruce b 06.08.1679, bur 22.07.1685
2 Charles Bruce, 4th Earl of Elgin, 3rd Earl of Ailesbury b 1682, d 10.02.1746-7
Having no surviving sons or nearer male heirs, the earldom of Elgin passed to his kinsman Charles, 9th Earl of Kincardine. The earldom of Ailesbury became extinct although a new line was started by one of his nephews see below.
m1 07.02.1705-6 Anne Savile d 18.07.1717, dau of William Savile, 2nd Marquess of Halifax
A George Bruce d young
B Robert Bruce dvpsp 30.08.1738
m 08.02.1729 Frances Blackett dau of Sir William Blackett, Bart of Wallington
C Mary Bruce dvp 14.08.1738
m 21.12.1728 Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos bpt 01.02.1708, d 28.11.1771
The barony of Kinloss passed to their son, 3rd Duke of Chandos, and then to his daughter.
D Elizabeth Bruce dvpsp 05.11.1796
m 26 Nov 1732 Benjamin Bathurst dvp 23 Jan 1767, son of 1st Earl Bathurst
m2 19.01.1720 Juliana Boyle d 26.03.1739, dau of Charles Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington
m3 18 Jun 1739 Caroline Campbell d 17 Jan 1803, dau of John Campbell of Mamore, 4th Duke of Argyll
E Mary Bruce dsp 05/8.11.1796
m 01Apr1757 Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond d 29Dec1806
F ? Rachel Bruce
m 10.1778 John Milner of Wakefield
3 Elizabeth Bruce d 12.1745
m 15.05.1707 George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan d 05.07.1732
One of their sons became 1st Earl of Ailesbury of the next creation.
4+ other issue d young - Henry, Thomas, Mary b c12Jan1697, d 1698
m2 27.04.1700 Charlotte D'Argenteau, Countess of Esseneux d 23Jul1710, dau of Louis, Count of Esseneux
7 Maria Teresa Charlotte Bruce
m 1722 Maximilian Emanuel, Prince de Hornes
c. Diana Bruce d 15.07.1672
m1 29.01.1666 Sir Seymour Shirley, Bart of Staunton Harold b 23.01.1646-7, d 16.07.1667
m2 10.11.1671, sps John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland b 29May1638, d 10Jan1711
d. Anne Bruce b c1660, d before 1717
m 1672 Sir William Rich, Bart of Sonning b c1654, d 1711
e. Christian Bruce
m1 John Rolle, younger of Stephenstown
m2 Sir Richard Geyer of Stoke Poges
f. Mary Bruce b 31.12.1657, bur 15.05.1711
m mcrt 22.03.1678 Sir William Walter, Bart of Sarsden Saresden b c1635, d 05.03.1693
g. Arabella Bruce d unm
h. Anne Charlotte Bruce
m Sir Nicholas Bagenall of Newry
i. Henrietta Bruce
m Thomas Ogle
j.+ other issue dvp young - Robert dsp 1728, Charles, Henry, Bernard, Robert, James dsp 1738, Christian, Elizabeth
m2 Diana Cecil d 26.02.1658, dau of William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Exeter
D. Christian Bruce b 28.12.1595, d 16.06.1674
m 10.04.1608 William Cavendish, 2nd Earl of Devonshire b 1590, d 20.06.1628
E. Janet Bruce
m 08.12.1601 Thomas Dalziel of Binns b 1572, d 1642
3. Sir George Bruce of Carnock d 06May1625
TSP Elgin & Kincardine identifies George's wife as Margaret Primrose, daughter of Archibald Primrose of Burnbrae, but TSP Rosebery identifies her as ...
m Euphame Primrose dau of David Primrose in Culross
A. George Bruce of Carnock d 1643
m Mary Preston dau of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield
i. Edward Bruce, 1st Earl of Kincardine d unm 1662
ii. Alexander Bruce, 2nd Earl of Kincardine b c1629, d 09Jul1680
m mcrt 16.06.1659 Veronica Van Arson d 28Apr1701, dau of Coreneille Van Arson, Baron Sommelsdyke
a. Charles Bruce b c1660, dvp 12Jan1680
b. Alexander Bruce, 3rd Earl of Kincardine b c1666, d unm 10.11.1705
The earldom passed to his 2nd cousin, Sir Alexander Bruce of Broomhall.
c. Mary Bruce d after 1739
m mcrt 19.04.1681 William Cochrane of Ochiltree d after 1716
d. Anne Bruce
m 16.04.1684 Sir David Murray, Bart of Stanhope
e. Elizabeth Bruce
m 26.03.1704 James Boswell, 7th of Auchinleck d 21.04.1749
iii. Magdalen Bruce
TSP initially shows Magdalen as married to Sir John Arnot of Fernie but this is corrected in the Addenda to ...
m Sir James Nicholson, younger of Cockburnspath
iv. Margaret Bruce
m Sir John Lumsden of Innergelly
v. Mary Bruce
m 1655 David Erksine, 2nd Lord Cardross d 1671
vi. Grisel Bruce identified in TSP Addenda
m before 03.01.1642 Sir Robert Arnot eldest son of Sir James of Fernie
B. Alexander Bruce of Alva dsp 1638
C. Robert Bruce of Broomhall d 25.06.1652, Lord of Session as Lord Broomhall
m Helen Skene dau of Sir James Skene of Curriehill
D. Anne Bruce
m 1641 Sir James Arnot of Fernie
E. Magdalene Bruce
m Sir John Erskine of Balgony
F. Christian Bruce
m Lawrence Mercer of Aldie
G. Nicholas Bruce bur 26.01.1671
m1 Sir John Morrison of Dairsie
m2 John Dick of Braid
H. Margaret Bruce d 1652
m Francis Nicholls of the Middle Temple
4. Bessie Bruce
m David Bar
5.+ other issue - William of Cothill and Collestoune dsp before 24May1609, priest, Margaret

Sources: BP1934 Elgin & Kincardine, TSP Elgin & Ailesbury, TSP Elgin & Kincardine, BEB1844 Bruce of Kinross.
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