Origin of Name:
Fuimus (we Have Been)
Annandale, Clackmannan and Elgin
Placename, Bris - France
It is possible to trace the descendancy of this famous clan to Normandy, France in the 11th century.
Robert de Brus followed William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy to England in 1066. One of his relatives, Robert de Brus, became a companion-in-arms to Prince David in his visit to the court of Henry I of England, afterwards David I of Scotland, following him north as he went to reclaim his kingdom in 1124.