Baby named Bruce Robert

Robert the Bruce. Picture: Comp
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A BABY born on the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn has been named Bruce Robert by his proud 
parents.

The tot was delivered at St John’s Hospital in Livingston on June 24 with the birth time logged at 13.14pm – the year of Scotland’s famous victory over the English.

Father David Martin, 37, of Broxburn, said he had convinced wife Yvonne to agree to the patriotic name. He said: “I am not suggesting he is the reincarnation of Robert the Bruce, but the time of his birth was just incredible.”