Isobel of Huntingdon

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Isobel of Huntingdon
Died1251 (aged 51–52)
Noble familyDunkeld
Spouse(s)Robert de Brus, 4th Lord of Annandale
FatherDavid of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon
MotherMatilda of Chester

Isobel of Huntingdon (1199–1252),[1] also known as Isobel the Scot, was the younger daughter of David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon,[2] grandson of David I of Scotland, by his marriage to Matilda of Chester.

She married Robert Bruce, 4th Lord of Annandale,[2] and through her came the claims firstly of her son in 1290 and later in the beginning of 14th century of her great-grandson Robert Bruce, 7th Lord of Annandale, to the Scottish throne. Her above-mentioned son Robert Bruce, 5th Lord of Annandale was regent and recognized heir presumptive of Scotland in the years just before her death.


  1. ^ Ronald McNair Scott (1 May 2014). Robert the Bruce, King of Scots. Canongate Books. p. 16. ISBN 978-1-84767-746-4.
  2. ^ a b James Alexander Mackay (12 December 1974). Robert Bruce: King of Scots. Hale. p. 16.