Person:Malcolm II of Scotland (1)

Malcolm II MacKenneth _____, King of Scotland
b.Abt 980 Fife, Scotland
m. 952
  1. Malcolm II MacKenneth _____, King of ScotlandAbt 980 - 1034
  • HMalcolm II MacKenneth _____, King of ScotlandAbt 980 - 1034
  • WQueen Aeigifu _____952 - Abt 983
m. Abt 983
  1. Bethóc ingen Maíl Coluim meic Cináeda984 - 1043
  2. Donalda of AlbaAbt 988 - 1034
  3. Olith of Alba
  • HMalcolm II MacKenneth _____, King of ScotlandAbt 980 - 1034
  1. _____ Mackenneth968 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Malcolm II MacKenneth _____, King of Scotland
Alt Name Malcolm of Alba
Alt Name Malcolm Canmore
Alt Name Duncan Mormaer
Alt Name Crinán Abbot
Alt Name Dungal _____
Alt Name Malcolm Dunkeld
Alt Name Malcolm Atheling
Alt Name Máel Coluim Forranach
Gender Male
Alt Marriage Abt 978 Scotland; Quality: 0to Queen Aeigifu _____
Birth[1] Abt 980 Fife, ScotlandHouse of Alpin
Marriage Abt 983 , , , Scotlandto Queen Aeigifu _____
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Queen Aeigifu _____
Marriage to Unknown
Title (nobility)[6] From 25 Mar 1005 to 25 Nov 1034 King of Scots
Death[1][7][8] 25 Nov 1034 Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland
Burial? Aft 25 Nov 1034 Isle of Iona, Scotland
Reference Number[1] Q332136?

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Malcolm II (; ; c. 954 – 25 November 1034) was King of the Scots from 1005 until his death.[1] He was a son of King Kenneth II; but the name of his mother is uncertain. The Prophecy of Berchán says that his mother was a woman of Leinster and refers to him as 'Forranach', "the Destroyer".. In contrast, Frederic Van Bossen, a historian from the 17th century, who spent many years accessing many private libraries throughout Europe states his mother was Queen Boada, the daughter to Constantine and the granddaughter to an unnamed Prince of Norway.

To the Irish annals which recorded his death, Malcolm was ard Alban, High King of Scotland. In the same way that Brian Bóruma, High King of Ireland, was not the only king in Ireland, Malcolm was one of several kings within the geographical boundaries of modern Scotland: his fellow kings included the king of Strathclyde, who ruled much of the south-west, various Norse-Gael kings on the western coast and the Hebrides and, nearest and most dangerous rivals, the kings or mormaers of Moray. To the south, in the Kingdom of England, the earls of Bernicia and Northumbria, whose predecessors as kings of Northumbria had once ruled most of southern Scotland, still controlled large parts of the southeast.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Malcolm II of Scotland, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Burke's Peerage 99th Ed (GS #942 D22bup prefix p. 285-86).
  3.   Dict of Nat'l Biog (GS #920.042 D561n vol 35 p. 399-400).
  4.   A Vindication of Macbeth (GS #929.2706 M288c p. 14).
  5.   Encyclopedia Britannica 1964 Ed (GS #032 En19b vol 14 p. 725).
  6. Nancy L Kuehl, A Seale Anthology Second Edition
  7. Malcolm II of Alba, King of Scotland, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  8. Malcolm, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  9.   Máel Coluim mac Cináeda (Malcolm II), in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.

    Spouse unknown.