House of Bruce

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The House of Bruce began as the lords of Annandale. The most well known member was King Robert the Bruce. He beat the English army at the Battle of Bannockburn and became king. He died in 1329. He was succeeded by King David II, his son. He was deposed by Edward Balliol.

David II died at Edinburgh Castle at age 46. With him the House of Bruce ended.