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Malcolm II [Mael Coluim mac Cinaeda]

Dauvit Broun

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Malcolm II [Mael Coluim mac Cinaeda] (d. 1034), king of Scots, was the son of Kenneth II (d. 995); his mother was possibly a daughter of a Uí Dúnlainge king of Leinster. Having challenged his cousin Kenneth III for the kingship, and killed him at the battle of ...

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Subjects: Scottish History

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