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  Constantine II of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantine succeeded Donald to the Scottish throne in 900.
Constantine was involved in two battles with Ragnall (referred to as the Battles of Corbridge) in that area in 914 and 918, both of which resulted in Scottish victories and ultimately a cessation of hostilities there with the Norse.
Constantine was defeated at the Battle of Brunanburh by King Athelstan of England in 937.
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 SCOTLAND - LoveToKnow Article on SCOTLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
On the east side of Scotland, where so many fragments of the Secondary rocks occur as boulders in the glacial deposits, a large mass of strata was formerly exposed at Linksfield to the north of Elgin, containing fossils which appear to show it to belong to the Rhaetic beds at the top of the Trias.
The Roads and Bridges (Scotland) Act of 1878 entrusted the control of the roads to royal and police burghs and in the counties to road trustees, from whom it was transferred by the Local Government Act of 1889 to county councils, the management, however, being in the hands of district committees.
The earliest records concerning coalpits appear to be the charters granted, towards the end of the 12th century, to William Oldbridge of Carriden in Linlithgowshire, and in -1291 to the abbot and convent of Dunfermline conferring the privilege of digging coal in the lands of Pittencrieff.
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 Constantine III of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantine III (Causantín mac Cuilén) was king of Scotland from 995 to 997.
Much like his predecessors, Constantine was killed in 997, allowing his predecessor's nephew, Kenneth, to claim the throne.
Constantine III was the fifth king of Scotland to be murdered in succession.
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 Constantine I of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantine I (Causantín mac Cináeda) (836-877), son of King Kenneth I of Scotland, became King of Scots and King of the Picts in 863 when he succeeded his uncle Donald I of Scotland.
Swiftly defeated by Constantine, the Norsemen relaxed their threats on him until Thorsten the Red led them, but he too was defeated successfully by King Constantine.
In the end though, Constantine was finally defeated by the Norsemen, when a raiding party known as the 'Black Strangers' from Dublin made a base for themselves in Fife from which they launched their attacks.
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 Kings Of Scotland - A Chronological list of the Kings of Scotland, Scottish Kings, Scottish Monarchy
Constantine was slain at a battle at Inverdovat in Fife, at the hands of another band of northern marauders.
Constantine himself escaped to Scotland, where in old age he resigned the crown for the tonsure and became abbot of the Culdees of St. Andrews.
King of Scotland (1093-94), son of Malcolm III and grandson of Duncan I. For many years (1072?-87) Duncan lived as a hostage of the Norman English, allegedly as a confirmation of his father's homage to William I of England.
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Elgin, Scotland Elgin is a wool and knitware.
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Mary of Scotland Mary of Scotland is a Mary I of Scotland.
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 Encyclopedia: Constantine I of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Strathclyde (Welsh Ystrad Clud) was one of the kingdoms of ancient Scotland in the post-Roman period.
Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth.
Giric of Scotland was king of Scotland from 878 to 889.
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 History of the Monarchy > The early Scottish Monarchs > Constantine II
An ancient Celtic cross on the island of Iona, Scotland.
In an attempt to establish a more stable relationship with the Norsemen of Ireland, Constantine married his daughter to Olaf III Guthfrithsson in the 930s.
Constantine was finally defeated in 937 by the Anglo-Saxon king Athelstan at the Battle of Brunanburh, where his eldest son was killed.
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Un the succession of Constantine's brother Donald to the throne of Strathclyde, following the death of the last British King in 908, the House of Alpin's dominance of Scotland was complete.
Constantine struck back with a vengeance, but was defeated in 937, at Brunanburgh.
Constantine II's son Indulf inherited the throne of Alba.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Kings Of Scotland 859 - 1543 A.D - A198579
1034 : Duncan I the Gracious of Scotland.
1107 : Alexander I the Fierce of Scotland.
1249 : Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland.
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 Constantine I King of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Constantine I, son of Kenneth mac Alpin, succeeded Kenneth's brother Donald on the throne of Scotland.
Constantine's kingdom was invaded three or four times, probably from the west and the "gentile" armies extracted tribute during protracted stays and eventually Constantine gave battle and was killed.
Constantine I was succeeded by his brother Aed, son of Kenneth, who was killed in Strathallan, after a year as king, by his cousin, Giric son of Donald who seems to have ruled concurrently with Eochaid, son of a daughter of Kenneth mac Alpin, during the period of 878-889.
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 Constantine I of Scotland
Constantine I (836-877) became king of Scotland in 863 when he succeeded his uncle Donald I.
During his reign, he had to fight off several Viking invasions.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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It should be noted that in early mediæval Scotland, it was the eldest and/or ablest male of the royal house, and not the heir of line, that inherited the throne.
Scotland's Kings and Queens, a brief sketch of each monarch from 843 to 1603.
Constantine (I) who was King of Alba and was beheaded or killed in a battle against the Danes at Inverdorat, the Black Cove, Angus.
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 Constantine I of Scotland
In 872 his assassination of 'Run' (Arthgal), King of Strathclyde, and his brother-in-law, meant that the southern regions of what is now Scotland, became apart of his own ALBA.
Although usually confident in battle, Constantine often resorted to tactics of bribes and payoff's to his rivals in order to keep the peace.
In the end though, Constantine was finally revenged upon by the Norsemen, and a raiding party known as the 'Black Strangers' from Dublin made a base for themselves in Fife where they launched their attacks.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines
His attacks on the Welsh and the submission of the Constantine, King of Scotland and Owen, King of Cumberland lead to him becoming overlord.
The Dane Anlaff (possibly Sihtric's son), Owen of Cumberland and Constantine, King of the Scots sailed into the Humber to invade Nothumbria.
Constantine abdicated in 943 to retire to a monastery.
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 Donald I of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the younger son of Alpin II of Dalriada and succeeded his brother, King Kenneth I of Scotland, to the throne upon his death.
During Donald's reign, his nephew, Constantine I of Scotland, was chosen to succeed him following his death.
The custom of tanistry lasted until the reign of Malcolm II of Scotland.
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 Edward and Athelstan: Early english Claims of Lordship Over Scotland
Constantine II accepted Ealdred’s plea for help, and backed it up with military action against the Danish Vikings of York at two major battles.17 In the first battle of Corbridge the Scots and their Bernician allies were defeated by Rögnvaldr’s army of Vikings.
There is some reason to believe that Constantine may have been acting as the overlord of the area, as he fought for it very far south of his own lands on two major occasions, but it is more likely that there was a more immediate reason.
Constantine II was forced to meet with Athelstan, and Florence of Worcester states that Constantine had to hand over one of his sons to the West Saxon King as a pledge of good conduct.61
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 Constantine I "King of Scotland"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
King of Scotland or Alba, the United Kingdom of the Picts and Scots, 862-877.
Constantine's reign was occupied with conflicts with the Norsemen.
Constantine was slain in a battle in Inverduvat Fife, at the hands of another band of northern marauders.
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 royalhousesofscotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Suceeded by Constantine, II of Alba, King of Scotland son of Kenneth I, MacAlpin, King of Scotland.
Constantine II is killed in a battle with the Danes in 877
She fled to Scotland where she was married against her wishes to King Malcolm to whom she bore six sons and two daughters.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of March 11
King Constantine of Cornwall is reputed to have been married to the daughter of the king of Brittany and to have led a life full of vice and greed until he was led to conversion by Saint Petroc.
All that is known is the entry in the Roman Martyrology, "At Carthage, Saint Constantine, confessor" (Benedictines).
In 850, the Moors of Spain began a systematic persecution of the Christians, probably because of indiscreet attacks by Christians on Islam or attempted proselytism.
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 Britannia EBK Biographies: St. Constantine, King of Strathclyde
Constantine was the only son of King Riderch Hael of Strathclyde and his wife, Queen Languoreth.
Eventually, it seems that Constantine resigned his throne in favour of his grandfather's cousin, Neithon ap Guithno.
Later, Constantine probably returned to Scotland, founded churches at Kirkconstantine, Kenneil and Dunnechtyn and the famous monastery at Govan, on the Clyde.
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 Edith2 - aqwg110 - Generated by Ancestral Quest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Constantine I King of Scotland [Parents] was born about 836 in,, Scotland.
Donald II King of Scotland was born about 862 and died 900.
Constantine I King of Scotland was born about 836 and died 877.
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 Constantine I of Scotland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During his reign he spent most of his days fighting off the (Any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries) Vikings or trying to expand his kingdom into the south.
In (Click link for more info and facts about 872) 872 his assassination of 'Rhun' (Arthgal), King of (Click link for more info and facts about Strathclyde) Strathclyde, and his brother-in-law, meant that the southern regions of what is now Scotland, became a part of his own Alba.
The year (Click link for more info and facts about 864) 864 saw the rampage of the (Click link for more info and facts about Norsemen) Norsemen led by Olaf the White from (Capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Free State) Dublin.
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 All Abbey Ancestors - pafg15 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Malcolm I, King of Scotland [Parents] was born about 887 in Scotland.
Constantine I, King of Scotland [Parents] was born about 836 in Scotland.
Kenneth I, King of Scotland [Parents] was born about 810 in Scotland.
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 I3063: Constantine I Of Alba OF SCOTLAND (0836 - 0877)
Constantine's rign was occupiedwith conflicts with the Norsemen.
_Euchaid IV "The Poisonius" Of Scotland OF DALRIADA _+ _Alpin MacEochaid Of Scotland OF KINTYRE _
_Fergusa OF FORTINN _________________________________+ _Kenneth I MacAlpin "The Hardy" And The Picts OF ALL SCOTLAND _
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 Jeremiah, Ireland: CHAPTER VIII. SCOTLAND
Edward I. (IV.), as "Lord Paramount of Scotland," adjudged the throne of that kingdom to John Balliol as standing nearer in the succession than Robert Brus, whereupon Balliol did homage to Edward at once, and accepted the status of a vassal king.
Edward invaded Scotland at the head of an overwhelming force, and Balliol, "seeing he had no power to resist," begged peace of him, and, being kindly received at Brechin, gave back to Edward the Kingdom of Scotland, owning that he had forfeited it, July 10, 1296.
of Scotland invaded England to recover the lost treasures of his Kingdom, but he was met and defeated by the heroic English Queen, Philippa at Neville's Cross, October 17th, 1346; and to his chagrin was made a prisoner by "Squire John of Copeland," (Cumberland), and lodged in the Tower of London pending Edward's return.
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 King Constantine II
From 1912 to 1927 there was increased fighting between the Scandinavians in the South and Constantine’s men, until a border between Scotland and England was recognised.
In the midst of all this warring, King Constantine found time to restructure the early Christian church in Scotland, modelling it on the Gaelic church of Ireland, where he had spent his childhood.
The remainder of King Constantine’s reign was spent defending his territory against the Danes, who were once more trying to invade.
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 Art Shipping - Removals Overseas - International Removals - Storage Services - Constantine Ltd
Constantine Ltd - Scotland is a transport company with specialist divisions focusing on Art and Antique Moving, International Household Moving and Storage Services.
Constantine Ltd forms part of the Constantine Group of Companies that was established in the mid-19th Century by Joseph Constantine.
Constantine - Scotland operates out of a brand new purpose built building just outside of Glasgow.
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