Donald III 'Donald bane', King of Scotland1

M, #102881, b. circa 1033, d. 1099
Last Edited=24 Jul 2012
     Donald III 'Donald bane', King of Scotland was born circa 1033.1 He was the son of Duncan I 'the Gracious', King of Alba and Sybilla (?). He died in 1099 at Rescobie, Angus, Scotland, after being blinded by his successor.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He gained the title of Earl of Gowrie circa 1060.1 He gained the title of King Donald III of Scotland on 13 November 1093.1 He was deposed as King of Scotland in May 1094.1 He gained the title of King Donald III of Scotland on 12 November 1094.1 He was deposed as King of Scotland in October 1097.1

Child of Donald III 'Donald bane', King of Scotland

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 186. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 181.

Crínáin of Dunkeld, Mormaer of Atholl1

M, #102882, b. circa 975, d. circa 1045
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Crínáin of Dunkeld, Mormaer of Atholl was born circa 975 at Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland.2 He was the son of Duncan, Mormaer of Atholl.3 He married Bethoc of Alba, daughter of Malcolm II, King of Alba, circa 1000 in a Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland marriage.2,4 He died circa 1045 at Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland, killed in action against MacBeth.3,2
     He gained the title of Mormaer of Atholl. He gained the title of Abthane of Dule.3 He held the office of Steward of the Western Isles.3 He was Lay Abbot of Dunkeld.3

Children of Crínáin of Dunkeld, Mormaer of Atholl and Bethoc of Alba

Citations

  1. [S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, editor, American Presidential Families (London, U.K.: Alan Sutton and Morris Genealogical Books, 1994), page 45. Hereinafter cited as American Presidential Families.
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 177. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1206. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 178.

Bethoc of Alba1

F, #102883, b. circa 984
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Bethoc of Alba was born circa 984 at Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland.2 She is the daughter of Malcolm II, King of Alba. She married Crínáin of Dunkeld, Mormaer of Atholl, son of Duncan, Mormaer of Atholl, circa 1000 in a Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland marriage.2,3
     She was also known as Beatrix of Scotland.1 She gained the title of Heiress of Scone. As a result of her marriage, Bethoc of Alba was styled as Lady of Atholl.1

Children of Bethoc of Alba and Crínáin of Dunkeld, Mormaer of Atholl

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 177. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1206. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 178.

Gille Coemgain Macrory, Earl of Moray

M, #102884, d. 1032
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Gille Coemgain Macrory, Earl of Moray married Gruoch mi Boedhe, daughter of Boedhe mac Cinaed.1 He died in 1032 burned alive.1
     He gained the title of Earl of Moray.

Child of Gille Coemgain Macrory, Earl of Moray and Gruoch mi Boedhe

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 182. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Maldred (?)1

M, #102885
Last Edited=13 Sep 2009
     Maldred (?) was the son of Maldred, Lord of Allerdale and Ealdgyth (?).1
      Circa 1084 he received the village of Winlanton (now in Tyne and Wear) from the Bishop of Durham in exchange for part of the village of Newton Katton.2 In 1084 he received Winlaton from Bishop of Durham.

Children of Maldred (?)

Child of Maldred (?) and unknown wife (?)

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 179. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 13. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]


Lulach 'the Fool', King of Alba

M, #102886, b. circa 1030, d. 17 March 1058
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Lulach 'the Fool', King of Alba was born circa 1030. He was the son of Gille Coemgain Macrory, Earl of Moray and Gruoch mi Boedhe. He married Finnghuala (?), daughter of Sinill, Mormaer of Angus.1 He died on 17 March 1058 at Essie, Strathbogie, Scotland, a blow by King Malcolm III of Scotland.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Lulach mac Gille Coemgain.2 He was crowned King of Scotland on 15 August 1057 at Scone Abbey, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland. He succeeded to the title of King Lulach of Alba on 15 August 1057.1

Children of Lulach 'the Fool', King of Alba and Finnghuala (?)

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 183. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Macbeth of Scotland, King of Scotland

M, #102887, b. circa 1005, d. 15 August 1057
Last Edited=25 Jun 2006
     Macbeth of Scotland, King of Scotland was born circa 1005.1 He was the son of Findlaech MacRory, Mormaer of Moray and Donalda of Alba.2 He married Gruoch mi Boedhe, daughter of Boedhe mac Cinaed, circa 1032.1 He died on 15 August 1057 at Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, killed in action.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Maelbeatha. He gained the title of Mormaer of Moray between 1029 and 1032.1 He succeeded to the title of King Macbeth of Scotland on 14 August 1040.1 He fought in the Battle of Lumphanan on 15 August 1057 at Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1
     He succeeded Duncan I, who he killed in battle at Pitgaveny, near Elgin. Macbeth himself had no rightful claim to the throne, but his wife, Gruoch, is a granddaughter of Kenneth II, who was murdered by Malcolm II, Duncan's grandfather. This killing re-opened the bloody feud that ravaged the mac Alpin dynasty 40 years previously. Duncan is thought to have provoked Macbeth by interfering in the affairs of Morey. Died of wounds in skirmish with his rival, Malcolm Succeeded by Lulach, son of his wife by her first marriage.

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 182. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 175.

Malcolm II, King of Alba1

M, #102888, b. circa 954, d. 25 November 1034
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Malcolm II, King of Alba was born circa 954.2 He was the son of Kenneth II, King of Alba. He married an unknown person circa 980.3 He died on 25 November 1034 at Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland, killed by his kinsmen.4 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.4
     He was also known as Máel Coluim mac Cináeda.1 He succeeded to the title of King Malcolm of Strathclyde between 990 and 991.2 He was deposed as King of Strathclyde in 995.2 He gained the title of King Malcolm of Strathclyde in 997.2 He succeeded to the title of King Malcolm II of Alba on 25 March 1005.2 He gained the title of King Malcolm of Lothian circa 1016.2 He gained the title of Prince Malcolm of Cumbria.2

Children of Malcolm II, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 177. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 179.
  5. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Kenneth II, King of Alba

M, #102889, d. 995
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Kenneth II, King of Alba was the son of Malcolm I, King of Alba. He died in 995 at Finella's Castle, Fettercain, Scotland, possibly murdered.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Cináed mac Maíl Coluim.2 He succeeded to the title of King Kenneth II of Alba in 971.3
     He was possbily killed by Finvela, a noblewoman whose son was killed by the king. She is said to have lured Kenneth into her home promising to unmask traiters. In one room, a statue was connected to several hidden crossbows which were set to fire bolts from every side when a golden apple on the statue was lifted. After a great feast, at which wine flowed freely, Finvela took her drunken guest into the fatal room and offered him the golden apple as a gesture of peace. As he lifted the apple, he was struck by a hail of bolts. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Kenneth II, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 175. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 174.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Kenneth II, -995". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Malcolm I, King of Alba

M, #102890, b. circa 897, d. 954
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Malcolm I, King of Alba was born circa 897. He was the son of Donald II, King of Alba. He died in 954 killed.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Máel Coluim mac Domnaill.2 He succeeded to the title of King Malcolm I of Alba in 943.1
     Succeeded Constantine II Killed in the Mearns (Grampians) by the people of Moray, whom he had forcibly subjucated on his accession in 943. Succeeded by Indulf.

Children of Malcolm I, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 171. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.