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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Notes and Queries. (search)
Notes and Queries. did General R. E. Lee descend from Robert, the Bruce King of Scotland? --Professor William Winston Fontaine, in a paper read before the Louisville branch of the Southern Historical Society March 29th, 1881, which we hope before long to find space to publish in full, has shown very conclusively that through the Carters and Spotswoods our King of men was descended from the noble King Robert Bruce of Scotland; and that of the five heroes who particularly distinguished themselves on the glorious field of Bannockburn, in driving back the invader of their beloved country, Lee, through the same channel, was the direct descendant of four--namely: King Robert; Thomas Randolph, Earl of Moray; Walter, the High Steward; and Sir Robert de Keith, Great Marischal of Scotland. Professor Fontaine cites a number of authorities, and deserves great credit for the industry he has shown in bringing out these interesting links in the lineage of our great chief, who was in himself
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 7.48 (search)
General Robert Edward Lee from King Robert the Bruce, of Scotland. by Professor Wm. Winston Fontained song of Roland. No-nor more stately was Robert Bruce on the eve of Bannockburn, when he struck dnia, was seventeenth in direct descent from Robert Bruce, of Scotland. More-over, that of the five the Lady Isabel, 1251. Their son, VII.--Robert Bruce, Lord of Annandale, led, in 1264, a body ofof Gloucester. Their eldest son, VIII.--Robert Bruce, Lord of Annandale, born about 1245, accompfallen in the holy war. The young crusader, Robert Bruce, who is said to have been by far the handsod appeased by the intervention of friends, and Bruce, in right of his Countess, became Earl of Carre October, 1292. Their oldest eon, IX.--Robert Bruce, King of Scotland, was born the 11th of Jul294, brought a noble body of men to the aid of Bruce. In the battle of Bannockburn he and his cous Buchanan thus writes of the Scottish hero: Robert Bruce, to express much in a few words, was undoub[2 more...]