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Alexander I

(c. 1077—1124) king of Scots


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(c. 1077–1124),

king of Scots (1107–24). The second of the three sons of Malcolm Canmore to become king, he succeeded his elder brother Edgar. He ruled north of the Forth–Clyde line while his younger brother David (later David I) governed Strathclyde and much of Lothian in his name. He maintained friendly relations with England by marrying Sybil, one of Henry I's illegitimate daughters, and by campaigning with Henry in Wales in 1114.

Subjects: British History.


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