The name originates on Normandy from the Chateau dâ€™Adam at Brix situated between Cherbourg and Valognes. The ruins of this 11th century fortress built by, and named after, Adam de Brus, can still be seen. Robert de Brus followed William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy to England in 1066. One of his relatives, Robert de [...]
King Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) was descended from Robert de Bruis from Normandy, who came to England with William The Conqueror in 1066 and died around 1094. The name Bruce comes from the French ‘de Brus’ or ‘de Bruis’, now Brix between Cherbourg and Valognes in Normandy. Although his paternal ancestors were [...]
This is the personal web site of Seòras, pronounced Shaw-russ, Gaelic for George. I'm from Aberdeen (Scotland),I'm a scientist, union activist, researcher, web designer, photographer, cyclist, hill walker, guitarist & father.