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  Alexander II of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alexander II (August 24, 1198 – July 6, 1249), king of Scotland, son of William I, the Lion, and of Ermengarde of Beaumont, was born at Haddington, East Lothian, in 1198, and succeeded to the kingdom on the death of his father on 4 December 1214.
Diplomacy further strengthened the reconciliation by the marriage of Alexander to Henry's sister Joan of England on June 18 or June 25, 1221.
Alexander next attempted to dissuade Ewen, the son of Duncan, Lord of Argyll, to sever his allegiance to the Norwegian king.
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander III, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Alexander III 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son and successor of Alexander II.
The great achievement of Alexander was his final acquisition for Scotland of the Hebrides and of the Isle of Man, which his father had already claimed from Norway.
Alexander survived his children, and when he died his only near relative was his little granddaughter Margaret Maid of Norway.
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 ALEXANDER II OF SCOTLAND - LoveToKnow Article on ALEXANDER II OF SCOTLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
But if Alexander suspected Napoleon, Napoleon was no less suspicious of Alexander; and, partly to test his sincerity, he sent an almost peremptory request for the hand of the grand-duchess Anne, the tsar's youngest sister.
After some little delay Alexander returned a polite refusal, on the plea of the princess's tender age and the objection of the dowager empress to the marriage.
Madame de Krtidener, and her colleague, the evangelist Empaytaz, became the confidants of the emperor's most secret thoughts; and during the campaign that ended in the occupation of Paris the imperial prayer-meetings were the oracle on whose revelations hung the fate of the world.
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 ALEXANDER I OF SCOTLAND - LoveToKnow Article on ALEXANDER I OF SCOTLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
ALEXANDER CORNELIUS, Greek grammarian, surnamed POLYHISTOR from his great learning, born at Miletus or Myndus in Caria, flourished about 70 B.C. He was taken prisoner in the Mithridatic war by Sulla, from whom (or from Cornelius Lentulus) he received his freedom and assumed the name Cornelius.
ALEXANDER JANNAEUS, king of the Jews; succeeded his brother Aristobulus in 103.B.C. and died in 76 B.C. His first act was the murder of one of his brothers who claimed the throne, and his reign was disgraced by the cruelties that he perpetrated in order to retain his position.
ALEXANDER NEVSKY, SAINT (1220-1263), grand-duke of Vladimir, was the second son of the grand-duke Yaroslav.
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Alexander II (August 24, 1198 - July 6, 1249), king of Scotland, son of William I, the Lion, and of Ermengarde of Beaumont, was born at Haddington in 1198, and succeeded to the kingdom on the death of his father on 4 December 1214.
In the same year Alexander joined the English barons in their struggle against John, and led an army into England in support of their cause; but after John's death, on the conclusion of peace between his youthful son Henry III and the French prince Louis, the Scottish king joined in the pacification.
Diplomacy further strengthened the reconciliation by the marriage of Alexander to Henry's sister Joanna (or Joan) on June 18 or June 25, 1221.
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 Scotland's Past - Alexander I king of Scotland from 1214 - 1249   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander II was a competent and energetic king who was also known as 'the Peaceful'.
Although Alexander has a reputation as a law-giver he would be more accurately described as a collector and codifier of laws.
Scotland: the Making of the Kingdom is the first "straight" history of Scotland from pre-history to 1286 to be published since 1862.
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 Augusta Georgia: technology@ugusta: What killed Alexander the Great? Maybe typhoid fever 06/11/98
BOSTON -- Alexander the Great has been thought over the centuries to have died from poisoning or malaria, but a new analysis of the skimpy historical record suggests the real culprit was typhoid fever.
Alexander died in 323 B.C. in Babylon at age 32 after conquering much of the civilized world that was known at the time to Europeans.
One difficulty in reaching a definitive conclusion is that the earliest surviving account of the events surrounding Alexander's death was written three centuries after the fact.
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 Scotland
Scotland is divided into three physical regions—the Highlands; the Central Lowlands, containing two-thirds of the population; and the Southern Uplands.
Alexander I, king of Scotland - Alexander I, 1078?–1124, king of Scotland (1107–24), son of Malcolm III and St....
Alexander III, king of Scotland - Alexander III, 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son and successor of Alexander II.
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 Alexander Graham Bell
While still in Scotland he is said to have turned his attention to the science of acoustics, with a view to ameliorate the deafness of his mother.
Alexander Graham Bell published more than one treatise on the subject at Washington, and it is mainly through his efforts that thousands of deaf mutes in America are now able to speak almost, if not quite, as well as persons who are able to hear.
Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin began hydrofoil experimentation in the summer of 1908 as a possible aid to airplane takeoff from water.
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 Scotland's Past - Alexander I king of Scotland from 1107 - 1124   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander wanted Turgot to become Bishop of St Andrews but this proved impossible and Turgot returned to Durham, from where Margaret had originally brought him.
Alexander's wife was Sibylla, illegitimate daughter of Henry I of England, and she died in isolation on the island of Eilean nam Ban (Isle of Women) on Loch Tay.
During most of his reign Alexander only ruled Scotland north of the Forth-Clyde line as his brother David ruled the area to the south, in consequence his court met in such places as Scone, Perth, Invergowrie and Stirling - where he died in 1124.
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 Ancestors and Family of Alexander II of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander came to the throne on the death of his father, William I the Lion (reigned 1165-1214).
Meanwhile, Alexander was suppressing rebellious Scots lords and consolidating his rule over parts of Scotland that had hitherto only nominally acknowledged royal authority.
Alexander married Joan of England, daughter of John I Lackland of England and Isabella of Angoulême Taillefer, on 19 Jun 1221 in York Minster, York, North Yorkshire, England.
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 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > Alexander III
Alexander proved a strong-willed king who, despite the English influence in his youth, refused to swear homage for his kingdom.
Alexander established good relations with his brother-in-law Edward I. On 19 August 1274, Alexander and Margaret attended the coronation of her brother in Westminster Abbey.
Alexander was only 44, and so he decided that the best way to avoid a constitutional crisis was to remarry and have more sons.
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 1200 - 1300
Alexander II of Scotland's wife Joan (brother of Henry III of England) dies.
Alexander III of Scotland's wife (daughter of the King of Norway) dies.
Alexander III of Scotland dies falling from a cliff during a storm.
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 Ancestors and Family of Alexander III of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander left his kingdom independent, united, and prosperous, and his reign was viewed as a golden age by Scots caught up in the long, bloody conflict with England after his death.
Alexander married Margaret of England, daughter of Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence Berenger, on 26 Dec 1251 in York Minster, York, North Yorkshire, England.
Alexander next married Yolande de Dreux, daughter of Robert IV de Dreux and Beatrix de Montfort, on 1 Nov 1285 in Jedburgh Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland.
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 BBC NEWS | Scotland | Profile: Wendy Alexander
When he was secretary of state for Scotland, she was one of his special advisers and part of the team which drafted the Scotland Act.
Ms Alexander said she would have found it difficult to step into the role previously held by the late Donald Dewar, with whom she had worked closely.
It is thought that Ms Alexander had become increasingly discontented with her workload and with relations with her colleagues.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/scotland/969746.stm   (611 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > Alexander I
When King Edgar died, he bequeathed Scotland north of the Forth to his brother Alexander, but gave the sovereignty of Lothian and Cumbria to their younger brother David.
Born around 1077, Alexander was the fifth son of Malcolm III and St Margaret.
Named after Pope Alexander II, he was described by one chronicler as 'a lettered and godly man', but he was also known as 'Alexander the Fierce' after dealing ruthlessly with an uprising in Moray.
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 Alexander Coulthart of Dumfrieshire, Scotland and Distington, Cumberland, England
Alexander was a Stone Mason and they started married life at Barngill House, Distington which is being restored by its present owners, after a period of neglect, to the state in which Mary and Alexander would have commissioned and furnished it.
Alexander senior died in 1807 and was buried in Mary's home village of St. Bees.
There is no indication as to whether or not this nephew lived in Scotland or elsewhere but presumably he was also in the trade and near enough by for him to collect or have collected the tools, if he wished to have them.
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 Alexander Abercromby
Alexander and Rebecca had two children baptized at Alloa Parish: Alexander, called “Sandy” who became a Writer to the Signet [lawyer], baptized on 24 August 1741, and Mary, baptized on 31 May 1743.
In October 1744 the SC Gaztte reported that Alexander Abercromby (1707-?) was returned to Charleston, South Carolina with the sea captain James Abercrombie (1717-1760) after an exchange of prisoners with the Spanish at Havana, Cuba.
Alexander Abercrombie, a very worthy agreeable gentleman, who comes to your place, with a small cargoe of new rice and oranges the produce of this province...
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 Canadian History - Sir William Alexander
William Alexander's first years were spent in the parish of Logie, but following his father's death he was brought up in Stirling by a granduncle who was a merchant there.
Alexander was one of the favoured courtiers who accompanied him, and his subsequent involvement in English politics made Alexander unpopular in Scotland.
He was appointed Secretary of State for Scotland in 1626, and was created Earl of Stirling in 1633.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Alexander III (of Scotland)
Alexander III (of Scotland) (1241-86), king of Scotland (1249-86), son of Alexander II and his second wife, Mary of Coucy.
Alexander II (of Scotland) (1198-1249), king of Scotland (1214-1249), the son of William the Lion.
James III (1451-1488), king of Scotland (1460-1488), son of King James II, born in Stirling.
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 Articles - Alexander III of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Born at Roxburgh, Borders, as the son of Alexander II of Scotland by his second wife Marie de Coucy, he became king at the age of eight when his father died (6 July 1249).
At the marriage of Alexander to Margaret of England in 1251, Henry III seized the opportunity to demand from his son-in-law homage for the Scottish kingdom, but Alexander did not comply.
Alexander died in a fall from his horse in the dark while riding to visit the queen at Kinghorn in Fife on 16th or 19th of March 1286.
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 Alexander II (of Scotland)
Alexander supported the English barons in their struggle with King John after Magna Carta.
The accession of Henry III of England allowed a rapprochement between the two countries, and the boundaries between England and Scotland were agreed by the Treaty of York in 1237.
Alexander consolidated royal authority in Scotland and was a generous patron of the church.
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander I, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Alexander I 1078?–1124, king of Scotland (1107–24), son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Scotland.
He succeeded his brother Edgar, who had divided the kingdom so that Alexander ruled only N of the Forth and Clyde rivers, while his brother David ruled in the south.
Like his mother, Alexander encouraged ecclesiastical conformity with English ways and established several monasteries, including the abbeys at Inchcolm and Scone.
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 Alexander III --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Alexander left his kingdom independent, united, and prosperous, and his reign was viewed as a golden age by Scots caught up in the long, bloody conflict with England after his…
Alexander also relaxed many of the restrictions instituted by Catherine and Nicholas against the empire's Jews, who had been relegated to living and working within...
Alexander the Great was able to conquer a large area in a remarkably short period of time.
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 Alexander Genealogy Scotland
Paul Logan Alexander 1st of 3 marriages was to Agnes Sarah Wilson the daughter of David Wilson and Mary Todd.
William was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the first born son of the twins to Alexander Paul Alexander and Euphemia Mc Innes.
Paul was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the second born son of twins to Alexander Paul Alexander and Euphemia Mc Innes.
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 Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander I of Epirus king of Epirus about 342 B.C. Alexander II of Epirus king of Epirus 272 B.C. Alexander of Pherae despot of Pherae between 369 and 358 BC Alexander I of Macedon, king of Macedon
Alexander I of Russia, (1777-1825), emperor of Russia
Alexander Balas, ruler of the Seleucid kingdom of Syria between 150 and 146 BC Alexander Polyhistor, Greek grammarian
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 Scottish History The Golden Age The reign of Alexander III
Alexander III had succeeded his father, Alexander II, in 1249 at the age of seven.
He successfully withstood false claims of sovereignty by England, both by his father-in-law Henry III and his brother-in-law Edward I. The years of peace and rising prosperity gave Scotland, a foundation of unity, and a feeling of Scottishness and a spirit that she never had before.
Alexander was said to be in good humour at the conclusion of the meeting and after eating he set off in the evening to return to Fife where his second wife, of six months, Yolande, awaited his return.
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 Bannockburn - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Alexander had a new, young wife and it seems he was keen to be with her that night, so he set off into a deepening gale for the ferry across the River Forth.
Scotland was now without a clear heir to the crown and as the claimants looked to their position and cast eyes dark and fey at their rivals, King Edward I of England turned his head north and sniffed an opportunity. 
Alexanders premature death led to more than a quarter century of pain, death and mayhem for Scotland.
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 Stonehaven Scotland Bed and Breakfast Accommodation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Alexander is a friendly, family run licensed guest house located in the heart of Stonehaven, and a warm welcome is guaranteed.
The RSPB Bird Sanctuary at Fowlsheugh and North East Scotland's Castle, Whisky and Coastal Trails are all easily accessible from Stonehaven.
Those on business are extended a warm welcome at the Alexander Guest House and our hearty breakfasts are guaranteed to set you up for the day.
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