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  Alexander II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alexander II of Macedon, King of Macedon from 370 to 368 B.C. Alexander II of Epirus, King of Epirus in 272 B.C. Pope Alexander II, Pope from 1061 to 1073
Alexander II of Scotland (1198–1249), the King of Scotland
Alexander II of Russia (1818–1881), the Emperor of Russia
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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 Haakon IV of Norway.
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 ALEXANDER II OF SCOTLAND - LoveToKnow Article on ALEXANDER II OF SCOTLAND
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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 Scotland
Alexander II (of Scotland) (1198-1249), king of Scotland (1214-49), the son of William the Lion.
Alexander III (1241-1286) King of Scotland from 1249, son of Alexander II.
Robert II (of Scotland) (1316-90), king of Scotland (1371-90), and founder of the Stuart dynasty in Scotland and England.
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 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > Alexander II
Alexander was the only son of William the Lion and his wife Ermengarde.
The long-standing dispute between Scotland and England over the Border was settled in 1237 when, by the Treaty of York, Alexander renounced Scotland's claims to the three northern counties of England in exchange for the honour of Tynedale and the manor of Penrith.
The border between Scotland and England was now fixed almost exactly on its present line from the lower Tweed in the east to the Solway Firth in the west.
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 Sly's Thirteenth Century TimeLine
Alexander II of Scotland marries Henry III of England's sister Joan.
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.
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 Famous Scots- King Alexander III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander III became King of Scotland at the age of eight after his father's unexpected death and he ruled from 1249-1286.
Alexander was born on September 4th, 1241 to Alexander II, King of Scotland and Marie, daughter of the French Baron of Coucy.
Alexander remarried in 1285 to Yolande de Dreux, a French woman, in the hopes of restoring some heirs besides his infant granddaughter.
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 Alexander Island - Britannica Concise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander VI - corrupt, worldly, and ambitious pope, whose neglect of the spiritual inheritance of the church contributed to the development of the Protestant Reformation.
Alexander III - king of Scotland from 1249 to 1286, the last major ruler of the dynasty of kings descended from Malcolm III Canmore (reigned 1058–93), who consolidated royal power in Scotland.
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.
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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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 Alexander II - Britannica Concise
Alexander II - king of Scotland from 1214 to 1249; he maintained peace with England and greatly strengthened the Scottish monarchy.
Alexander II - pope from 1061 to 1073.
Alexander, James W., II - American mathematician and a founder of the branch of mathematics originally known as analysis situs, now called topology.
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 Scotland's Past - Alexander I king of Scotland from 1214 - 1249   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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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 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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 Rea Genealogy - pafg118 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Alexander II, King of Scotland [Parents] married Joan of England.
Alexander II, King of Scotland [Parents] married Mary de Coucy.
Erik Ii, King of Norway married Maragaret on 1281/1282 in Scotland.
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 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > Alexander III
Born in 1241, the only son of Alexander II and his second wife, Marie de Coucy, Alexander became king at the age of seven, on the death of his father.
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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 Origins of Stewarts of Scotland
The eldest son, Alexander, married Jean, daughter and heiress of James, lord of Bute, and, in her right, seized both the Isles of Bute and Arran.
On the death of Alexander III in 1286, James was one of the six magnates of Scotland chosen to act as regents of the kingdom.
Robert II and Elizabeth may not have at first known of this requirement, for it was some years after the birth of their children that they applied for dispensation.
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 Ancestors and Family of Alexander II of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander came to the throne on the death of his father, William I the Lion (reigned 1165-1214).
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.
Alexander next married Mary de Coucy, daughter of Enguerand III de Coucy and Mary Montmirel-en-Brie, on 15 May 1239 in Roxburgh.
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 thePeerage.com - Exhibit
Henry was taken by his governors to receive the surrenders, and in the course of his progress met Alexander II of Scotland at York on 11 June, and agreed to give him his sister Joan in marriage.
Alexander did homage for ‘Lothian,’ the estates which he held in England in virtue of the treaty of 1230, the question of homage for Scotland being raised and laid aside.
Alexander sent his queen to meet her father, and Henry was at Werk during most of September, for she fell ill while with him.
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 History of the Clan Macrae - Eilean Donan Castle in Wester Ross in the Highlands of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eilean Donan Castle in Wester Ross in the Highlands of Scotland
Alexander Macrae spells it Ellandonan, which is the spelling used most often in this website.
According to legend it was built by Alexander II of Scotland (about 1200 AD) as a defense against the incursions of Danes and Norsemen.
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 The Descendants of Thomas and Hannah (Annable) Bowerman - Person Page 242
He was the son of King Alexander II (?), of Scotland and Mary (?), of Coucy.
Child of King Alexander II (?), of Scotland and Mary (?), of Coucy
Yolande (?) (F)      Yolande married King Alexander III (?), of Scotland, son of King Alexander II (?), of Scotland and Mary (?), of Coucy.
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 Ancestors and Family of Alexander III of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The only son of King Alexander II (reigned 1214-49), Alexander III was seven years old when he came to the throne.
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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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With A
Alexander I became King of the Scots and David I became the King in Lothian and Strathclyde.
Alexander was successful in regaining control on the more outer reaches of the kingdom and attempted to regain land that had been taken by the English.
Failing to attend the court of Philippe II, John was declared to be a rebel and to have forfeited the areas of Aquitaine, Poitou and Anjou.
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 Rea Genealogy - pafg41 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Constantine I, King of Picts And Scots [Parents] was born in Scotland.
Donald II of Alba, King of Alba [Parents] was born about 862 in Scotland.
Kenneth II of Alba, King of Scotland [Parents] was born in Scotland.
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 Alexander II --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander came to the throne on the death of his father, William I (the Lion; reigned 1165–1214).
Lincoln Alexander became the first African American to hold a vice-regal office in Canada when he was installed as the 24th lieutenant governor of Ontario in 1985.
Covers Alexander's reign, the battles of Granicus and Issus, the end of the Persian Empire, and Phillip II of Macedonia.
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 Alexander II Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Alexander II lived from 24 August 1198 to 6 July 1249 and was King of Scotland from 4 December 1214 to 6 July 1249.
He was the only son of William I of Scotland and Ermengarde of Beaumont and was born in Haddington, East Lothian.
In 1237 Alexander II and Henry III concluded the Treaty of York.
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 database - pafg278 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King of Scotland Alexander II Ceanmor [Parents] was born on 24 Jun 1198 in Haddington, East Lothian (Scotland).
King of Scotland Alexander III Ceanmor [Parents] was born on 4 Sep 1241 in Roxburgh, Roxburghshire (Scotland).
Queen of Scotland Margaret Plantagenet [Parents] was born on 5 Oct 1240 in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire (GB).
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander II, king of Scotland (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alexander II, king of Scotland, British And Irish History, Biographies
Alexander II 1198–1249, king of Scotland (1214–49), son and successor of William the Lion.
In 1237, Alexander agreed to give up his claims to overlordship in old Northumbria and to exchange lands he held in central England for lands in the north.
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