Donald II, King of Alba

M, #102891, d. 900
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Donald II, King of Alba was the son of Constantine I, King of Alba. He died in 900 at Dunfother, Scotland, killed in action.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Domnall mac Causantín.2 He succeeded to the title of King Donald II of Alba in 889.1
     Succeeded the joint rule of Giric and Eochaid. Succeeded by Constantine II.

Child of Donald II, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 169. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Constantine I, King of Alba

M, #102892, b. 836, d. 877
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Constantine I, King of Alba was born in 836.1 He was the son of Kenneth I 'the Hardy', King of Alba. He died in 877 at Inverdorat, the Black Cove, Angus, Scotland, killed in action against the Danes.2 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.2
     He was also known as Causantín mac Cináeda.3 He gained the title of King Constantine of the Picts and Scots. He succeeded to the title of King Constantine I of Alba in 863.4
     Most of his reign was spent in beating off Viking assults or attempting to extend his authority southwards. Although he ordered the murder of King Artgal (his brother in law and the refugee ruler of Strathclyde) in 871, sometimes he bought peace with his enemies by paying tribute. King of the Scots and Picts for 14 years and was killed in a battle with the Danes at Inverdovat. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Child of Constantine I, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S2299] John Warburg, "re: Kings of Scotland," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 28 May 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Kings of Scotland."
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 168. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 167.
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Constantine I, -879". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Duff 'the Black', King of Alba

M, #102893, b. 930, d. 967
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Duff 'the Black', King of Alba was born in 930. He was the son of Malcolm I, King of Alba. He died in 967.1
     He was also known as Dubh mac Máel Coluim.2 He succeeded to the title of King Dubh of Alba in 962.1
     Succeeded Indulf His reign was short and shaky. In 966, his body was found covered in turf in a ditch at Kinross. He had been kidnapped the previous night by men thought to be acting for Culen. Succeeded by Culen.

Children of Duff 'the Black', 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.

Kenneth III, King of Alba

M, #102894, b. circa 962, d. 25 March 1005
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Kenneth III, King of Alba was born circa 962. He was the son of Duff 'the Black', King of Alba. He died on 25 March 1005 at Monzievaird, Scotland, killed in action.1
     He was also known as Cinaed mac Duib.2 He succeeded to the title of King Kenneth III of Alba in 997.3 He fought in the Battle of Monzievaird on 25 March 1005 at Monzievaird, Scotland. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Kenneth III, King of Alba

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. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 175.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Kenneth III, -1005". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Boedhe mac Cinaed1

M, #102895, b. 985, d. before 1033
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Boedhe mac Cinaed was born in 985. He was the son of Kenneth III, King of Alba. He died before 1033.2

Child of Boedhe mac Cinaed

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.


Constantine III, King of Alba1

M, #102896, b. 971, d. 997
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Constantine III, King of Alba was born in 971. He was the son of Cuilean, King of Alba. He died in 997 at Rathinveramon, Scotland, killed.1
     He was also known as Causantin mac Cuilen.2 He succeeded to the title of King Constantine III of Alba in 995.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

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. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Constantine III, -997". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Cuilean, King of Alba1

M, #102897, b. circa 935, d. 971
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Cuilean, King of Alba was born circa 935. He was the son of Indulf, King of Alba. He died in 971 killed by a blow by Riderch of Strathclyde.1
     He was also known as Culén mac Ildub.2 He was also known as Colin (?).3 He gained the title of King Cuilean of Alba in 967.
     He was assassinated in Lothian by Riderch, the sub-king of Strathclyde, in revenge for the rape of his daughter by Riderch and murder of his brother during the campain to reassert control over Strathclyde. He was the fourth Scottish king in a row to die violently. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Children of Cuilean, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 174. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Culen, -971". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 171.

Indulf, King of Alba

M, #102898, b. circa 905, d. 962
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Indulf, King of Alba was born circa 905. He was the son of Constantine II, King of Alba. He died in 962 at Muir of Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, killed in action by Viking invaders.1
     He was also known as Ildulb mac Causantin.2 He succeeded to the title of King Indulf of Alba in 954.3 He abdicated as King of Alba in 962.1 He fought in the Battle of the Bauds in 962.

Children of Indulf, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 172. 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 170.

Constantine II, King of Alba1

M, #102899, b. 874, d. 952
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Constantine II, King of Alba was born in 874. He was the son of Ædh 'Swiftfoot', King of Alba. He died in 952 at Monastry of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.1
     He was also known as Causantin mac Ædh.2 He succeeded to the title of King Constantine II of Alba in 900.1 He abdicated as King of Scotland in 942.1 He was a monk from 942 to 952 at Monastry of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland.1
     He succeeded Donald II in whose reign the ancient British kingdom of Strathclyde also came under Scottish rule. His tumultuous 43 years as king of Scots came to an end with his retirement to a monastry at St. Andrews. He was succeeded by his second cousin, Malcolm I. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Constantine II, King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 170. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Constantine II, -952". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Ædh 'Swiftfoot', King of Alba

M, #102900, b. 840, d. 878
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Ædh 'Swiftfoot', King of Alba was born in 840.1 He was the son of Kenneth I 'the Hardy', King of Alba. He died in 878 at Strathallan, Scotland, killed in action.2 He was buried at Maiden Stone, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2
     He was also known as Ædh mac Cináeda.3 He succeeded to the title of King Ædh of Alba in 877.2

Children of Ædh 'Swiftfoot', King of Alba

Citations

  1. [S2299] John Warburg, "re: Kings of Scotland," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 28 May 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Kings of Scotland."
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 168. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.