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Malcolm II

(d. 1034) king of Scots

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battle of Carham

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1018.

*Malcolm II of Scotland with his ally Owain of Strathclyde took advantage of Cnut's efforts to establish himself as ruler of England to invade Northumbria. He inflicted a...

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Donald II

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(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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Duncan I

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(d. 1040),

king of Strathclyde (possibly before 1034) and king of Scotland (1034–40). On the death of Malcolm II the male line of the royal dynasty was extinguished. The vacuum was...

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earl of Orkney Thorfinn

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(c.1009–c. 1065).

It is clear that ‘Thorfinn the Mighty’ wielded great power. He succeeded his father Sigurd as earl of Orkney when a small boy in 1014. He was a grandson of...

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Edmund

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Son of Malcolm Canmore by Margaret, daughter of Edward the Atheling, is said to have shared the throne of Scotland with his uncle Donald III from 1094 to 1097. They were then ousted by...

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Kenneth III

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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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Macbeth

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(c. 1005–57)

King of Scotland (1040–57). He came to the throne after killing his cousin Duncan I in battle, and was himself defeated and killed by Malcolm III. He is chiefly...

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Strathclyde

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Was the name of an ancient British kingdom, centred on the Clyde valley, with its capital at the natural fort of Dumbarton, and absorbed into Scotland c.1018. The name was ...

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