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Constantine III

(d. 411) Roman emperor proclaimed in Britain

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Æd

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(d. 878),

‘king of the Picts’ (876–8), anachronistically regarded as 4th king of Scotland. Son of Kenneth I, he succeeded his brother Constantine I. This was the worst period of...

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battle of Dollar

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c.875.

The battle, east of Alloa, Scotland, was a crushing defeat for Constantine I of Alba by the Norsemen, led by Halfdan of York. The whole northern part of...

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Constantius III

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(RE 9).

Successful against Constantine III as magister militum of Honorius, from then on (ad 411) he effectively ruled the west. Recovering Galla Placidia from the Visigoths he...

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Donald II

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(d. 900),

king of ‘Scotland’ (889–900). Donald is the first king to be referred to as ‘rí Alban’, ‘king of Scotland’. ‘Scotland’ in this period, however, was only the eastern...

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Honorius

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Archaeology.

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Emperor of the western Roman Empire from ad 395 and widely recognized as one of the least effective holders of that title. During his reign Britain, Spain, and parts of Gaul...

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John VIII Xiphilinos

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(c.1010–75) Patriarch of Constantinople (1064–75).

One of the leading Byzantine intellectuals of his day, a leader of law studies, he was exiled, became a monk, then was made...

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Kenneth III

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

S. of Dub; king of Scots 997–1005; d. Monzievaird, 1005; bur. Iona(?).

Having slain Constantine III (997), his line's final victory over Aed's descendants, it remains unclear...

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Malcolm I

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S. of Donald II; king of Scots 943–54; d. Fetteresso, 954; bur. Iona(?).

Malcolm succeeded to the Scottish kingship when his long-reigning cousin Constantine II retired to St...

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Stilicho

Overview page. Subjects: History — Archaeology.

Late Roman general. In ad 395 Honorius became ruler of the western empire, but effective power lay with the outstanding military personality of his time, ‘enigmatic Stilicho, half‐Roman and...

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