ROBERT I., "THE Bruce" (1274-1329), king of Scotland, was the son of the 7th Robert de Bruce, earl of Carrick by right of his wife Marjorie, daughter of Niel, or Nigel, earl of Carrick, and was the eighth in direct male descent from a Norman baron who came to England with William the Conqueror.
His father was Nigel Theobald, and he is sometimes called Simon Theobald or Tybald.
Amongst the older partisans of the Angevin house the most influential were Archbishop Theobald, whose good will guaranteed to Henry the support of the Church, and Nigel, bishop of Ely, who presided at the exchequer.
Phillips, Berlin, 1828); by the Dialogus de scaccario of Richard fitz Nigel (Oxford, 1902); the Pipe Rolls, printed by J.
Nigel was at first retained in Stephen's service; but, like his uncle and his brothers, incurred the suspicion of leaning towards the Angevin interest, when Roger of Salisbury and Alexander of Lincoln were arrested by Stephen (January 1139).
Ranulph, his first treasurer and representative at Ely, had been extortionate and dishonest, and the monks accused Nigel, probably with some justification, of spending the estates and treasures of the see in maintaining knights and gaining court influence.
Foremost among them was the hospital founded by George Heriot - the " Jingling Geordie " of Scott's Fortunes of Nigel - the goldsmith and banker of James VI.
Bruce followed, and was defeated in Methven wood; the prisoners of rank, his brother Nigel, and Atholl, with others, were hanged, and his two bishops were presently secured.
Nigel attempted to maintain himself in his see by force of arms, but he was forced to fly to the empress at Gloucester.
Henry of Winchester, who can have had little sympathy with bishops of Nigel's type, took up their quarrel, and Nigel was forced to go to Rome.
(1154) Nigel was summoned to reorganize the exchequer.
It is to the work of his son Richard, the Dialogus de Scaccario, that we are indebted for our knowledge of the procedure of the exchequer as it was left by Nigel.
to Nigel de Albini, Robert's cousin, who took the name of Mowbray.
Roger, son of Nigel, took part in the rebellion against Henry II.
He handed over the exchequer to Nigel, bishop of Ely, the nephew of the old justiciar Roger of Salisbury, and the heir of his traditions.
The pretenders brother Nigel and many of his chief supporters were taken prisoners, and he himself escaped with a handful Of followers and took refuge in the Western islands.
Edward ordered young Nigel Bruce and many other captives to be executed; for he was provoked to great wrath by the rebellion of a magnate who had given him every assurance of loyalty.
In the baronial outbreak of 1173 Roger Mowbray, who had inherited the Isle of Axholme from Nigel d'Albini, garrisoned Ferry East, or Kinnard's Ferry, and Axholme against the king, and, after the destruction of their more northern fortresses in this campaign, Epworth in Axholme became the principal seat of the Mowbrays.
The tiles in the bathroom were also made by an east Anglian and friend, Nigel Henderson.
People booked for a flight are given a pre-flight lecture by the two guest astronomers with Nigel being the regular contributor.
bonk on the head has made Nigel suddenly seems more like a 3-year-old than a man.
The solution then was for Thatcher and her chancellor Nigel Lawson to let rip with an inflationary boom.
Nigel Farr and Paul Clark managed 17 bream between them and bits when they fished the area in front of the island.
brevet rank of Captain with the position of Adjutant Nigel Hurst (2nd U.S. Art.
Nigel Hall Manchester Metropolitan University Variables in child and adolescent language brokering.
Nigel Burton, chairman Nigel was appointed chair on 1 April 2004.
Journalist Nigel Dando paid this tribute to his sister: " Jill and I spent a happy childhood in Weston.
Nigel started work as an apprentice compositor in the printing trade and retrained many times in a rapidly changing industry.
You may recall that Nigel is very conversant with Cs having raced in " No.
Nigel said: " Unfortunately droves and droves of people have been entering the water to play with him.
After dinner, we all relaxed until... Nigel was summoned into ladies underwear and Lynda's knicker elastic snapped.
According to British chess grandmaster Nigel Short, the reclusive and eccentric chess genius Bobby Fischer is actively playing chess online.
I first saw Nigel Benn box in a small gymnasium in East London in company with my brother, Burt.
half volleyn reacted fractionally more quickly than Rio Ferdinand, striking it on the half-volley past Nigel Martyn.
Now, local footballing heroes like Nigel Clough and Garry Birtles have helped launch a national campaign to meet the £ 500,000 target.
Nigel also looks jittery at the edge of the box.
In April Mayer Brown & Platt hired two masons ' partners, Nigel Weiss and Steven Janes.
Nigel Slater's delicious summer salads Britain's best food writer mixes up fresh beans and peas, juicy melons and silky salami.
DATE NAME COMMENT 18/9/06 Colin Trad and Nigel H. Interesting about financial nous at the club.
okay, thanks for your call Nigel.
pacifism in the twentieth century Peter Brock and Nigel Young Syracuse Universty Press.
Nigel Haworth is chef patron at Northcote Manor, and opened the Three Fishes pub in LancashireÃ¢s Ribble Valley last year.
Nigel Adams had a blinding session mid week off peg 14 catching 28 bream to 6lb 10oz for a good ton bag.
The farrier denies it and blames Nigel, revealing to Blake the plot to use the magnetic picklock to rob Barrymore's.
Recipes Nigel Slater autumn special Exclusive to OFM, delicious spicy ribs, baked mushrooms, juicy plum crumble.
In Messiah we heard a sonorous interpretation of the Overture from Nigel Allcoat who also gave us a rather ponderous version of Pastoral.
Nigel Martyn led a posse of protesting players, to no avail.
Alan Shearer was too prickly, Nigel Mansell too dull.
In the January 06 issue of Yachting Monthly, Nigel Calder explains why he has opted to fit diesel-electric propulsion on his new boat.
Eating in Winter food This month Nigel Slater serves up sausage and mash, kipper patties, and roast pumpkin.
May 20: Nigel Martyn has dropped out of the England squad for the next European Championship qualifier.
Nigel has also performed a quartet of solo projects including Human Being and Hell Bent.
Derby: My two-penneth - Nigel Sykes Here's my hazy recollections from Satdi's snooze-fest.
The deficit of the NHS and the shock resignation of the Chief Executive, Sir Nigel Crisp, was also a top story.
Nigel Worthington was delighted with the result against relegation rivals West Brom at Carrow Road on saturday.
First up was a surprise party in Horncastle for veteran punk rocker Nigel, who had no idea what lay in store for him.
The dodgy dossier was the work of what Nigel Lawson would call teenage scribblers.
Athlete Nigel Thomson did not compete in the men's 100m - presumably due to his injured shoulder.
BURTON Albion boss Nigel Clough has promised Derby County a tough work-out in tomorrow's showpiece friendly at the Pirelli Stadium, kick-off 3pm.
An album resulted, and Nigel became a regular sidekick at live performances.
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As the race settled, Nigel Webb got up to third after a slow start, and John Chisholm held on to fourth.
Nigel Bird adds " After getting the carbs in balance, blip the throttle.
And so after much travail we come to Vote, Vote, Vote For Nigel Barton.
Legion Nigel Williams Gunmen Of The Apocalypse Kryten contracts a deadly computer virus.
According to Nigel Dolan, group red winemaker for Beringer Blass, " Shiraz is the standout red variety for the region this vintage.
Derby: My two-penneth - Nigel Sykes Here 's my hazy recollections from Satdi 's snooze-fest.
Posted by Nigel on 6 January, 2006 at 3:38 PM As for the surefire cold remedy, almost the same as mine.
We were approached by Nigel to create a clear, distinctive web presence for him as he became self-employed in the civil engineering industry.
Athlete Nigel Thomson did not compete in the men 's 100m - presumably due to his injured shoulder.
BURTON Albion boss Nigel Clough has promised Derby County a tough work-out in tomorrow 's showpiece friendly at the Pirelli Stadium, kick-off 3pm.
Your loving wife Peggy, daughter Christine and son-in-law Nigel. xxx.
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Nigel Worthington 's threadbare squad saw today 's match become a memorable occasion for three of the 14 players in yellow.
According to Nigel Dolan, group red winemaker for Beringer Blass, Shiraz is the standout red variety for the region this vintage.
It's called The Magical Color Shower and it's by Nigel Coates.
Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick will executive produce the 2007 Emmy show, with hopes of bringing back some viewers.
Her injuries, though, seemed to have caused her to be a few minutes late for the May 22, 2007 live show, in which she was escorted to her seat by executive producer Nigel Lythgoe , according to People magazine.
Nigel Lythgoe, a British film producer, and Simon Fuller are the two co-creators of both American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.
The role of Dennis from Eastenders was played by the very handsome and very charming actor, Nigel Harman.
Nigel Harman was born in Purley, Surrey, England on August 11, 1973.
He doesn't come from a family of actors, but his father did do a bit of amateur acting and that interest was obviously passed on to Nigel.
On New Years Eve, less then a year after his character married Sharon, Nigel Harman's role of Dennis was killed off the show.
All the fans of Nigel Harman can only hope the he will eventually make a mysterious reappearance to the show just as his father "Dirty" Den Watts did.
After the Clash broke up, Simonon formed Havana 3 A.M. The band recorded one album in Japan, and did a few tours, but broke up after the death of Nigel Dickinson, who was diagnosed with cancer.
Nigel Barker-he is a fashion photographer who takes many of the model's pictures and is often a judge on the show.
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