Edward Bruce (c.1280 - 1318):
Soldier and claimant to the Irish throne
Edward Bruce took part in the Ayreshire Campaign in 1307, and in 1308 subdued Galloway. In 1313 he attacked Dundee and besieged Sterling Castle. In 1314 he com-manded the right wing at Bannockburn. In 1315 he took Carrickfergus and was crowned King of Ireland. He marched to-wards Limerick but retreated to Carrickfergus in 1317. He was killed in battle in Dundalk.
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