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  Donald III of Scotland - Definition, explanation
Donald III took the throne of Scotland in 1093 on the death of his brother Malcolm III, in a joint rule with his nephew Edmund I.
Donald III and Edmund were deposed in favour of King Edgar in 1094.
Donald died, imprisoned at Rescobie, Angus, in 1099.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Clan Donald
The Clan MacDonald of Lochalsh was a sub-branch of Clan Donald of MacDonald.
The Clan Donald fought on the side of the Jacobites during the 1745-1746 uprisings with three regiments from Clan MacDonald of Clan Ranald, Clan MacDonnell of Glengarry, Clan MacDonald of Keppoch and the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe fighting at the Battle of Prestonpans, Battle of Falkirk (1746) and the Battle of Culloden.
Donald of Harlaw's son and grandson were both Earls of Ross and Lords of the Isles, controlling not only the Hebrides from Islay and Kintyre to the Butt of Lewis, but most of Argyll and the modern County of Inverness, along with the County of Antrim in northern Ireland.
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 Kings and Queens of Scotland, Part 1
Donald was a son of Constantine I and was described as rough and cunning.
Donald Bane "the Fair" was a son of Duncan I and a brother of Malcolm III.
Donald died in captivity 1099 in Forfar and was buried in Iona.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Malcolm III of Scotland
In 1040 his father was killed in battle by his cousin Macbeth I of Scotland who became the new king.
In 1042 Hardicanute died and was succeeded to the throne of England by his cousin King Edward the Confessor.
He was succeeded by his brother Donald III of Scotland.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Donald
Donald II of Scotland (Domnall mac Causantín) was king of Scotland from 889 to 900.
Donald I became the second King of the Picts and Scots (in effect "King of Scotland") following the death of his brother, Kenneth I in 858, and was the younger son of King Alpin II of Dalriada.
Constantine was Donald's nephew, and the son Donald's predecessor, Kenneth I. Tanistry governed questions of succession to the Scottish Crown until the reign of Malcolm II of Scotland.
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 Malcolm III of Scotland - Biocrawler
King Malcolm III of Scotland (Máel Coluim mac Donnchada), (1031-November 13, 1093) also known as Malcolm Canmore (Malcolm with the large head)'Cean Mor' meaning 'Big Head' in Gaidhlig, was the eldest son of King Duncan I of Scotland and first king of the House of Dunkeld.
Mary of Scotland, married Eustace III of Boulogne
Malcolm was succeeded by his brother Donald III of Scotland.
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 King Donald Bane of Scots III
Donald's father was Duncan (The Gracious) Alpin of Scots I and his mother was Sybil Biornsson.
Donald III of Scotland (about 1033 - 1099) was king of Scotland from 1093 to 1094 and 1094 to 1097.
Donald III took the throne of Scotland in 1093 on the death of his brother Malcolm III.
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 History of the Monarchy > The early Scottish Monarchs > Donald III
Donald 'Bane' (Fair) was the younger brother of Malcolm III.
He succeeded Malcolm III in 1093, at the age of 60, after driving out Malcolm's sons and claiming the crown on the basis of tanistry.
Donald was deposed by his nephew Duncan II in 1094, with the assistance of William II (Rufus) of England; Donald regained the throne soon afterwards when Duncan was killed in November that year.
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 Donald III@Everything2.com
Donald was the son of Duncan ruler of Scotland until 1040 when he was deposed and killed by the famous Macbeth.
Whereas Donald's older brother Malcolm went south to England and sought refuge at the court of Edward the Confessor, Donald was taken to Ireland.
Donald with his Gaelic Irish background was able to attract the support of this disaffected group of tribal traditionalists.
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 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Malcolm III.
On 13th November, 1093, on accepting the surrender of the Castle of Alnwick, Malcolm leaned forward from his horse to receive the keys from the point of the lance of its keeper, when the lance was treacherously thrust into his eye.
The throne of Scotland was seized by Malcolm's brother Donald Bane.
On 19th June, 1250, her body and that of her spouse, Malcolm III, were exhumed and removed to a magnificent shrine.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /dunkeld_2.htm   (786 words)

  TimeRef - History Timelines - Donald (III, Scottish King 1094-1097)
Domnall mac Donnchada, or Donald in English was the younger brother of Malcolm III and became king of the Scots in early 1094 after Malcolm was killed at the Battle of Alnwick in November 1093.
Donald is known as Donald Bane where it appears Bane means white or fair, possibly in reference to his hair colour.
Donald III was restored to the Scottish throne after the death of Duncan II.
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 Mac Donald
Donald II of Scotland - Donald II of Scotland (Domnall mac Causantín) was king of Scotland from 889 to 900.
Donald I of Scotland - Donald I (Domnall mac Ailpín) (c.812-863) was King of Scots from 858-863.
Donald I of Scotland Donald I (Donald mac Alpin) (c812-863) was King of Alba (Scotland) from 858-863.
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 About Scotland
He inherited the rest of Scotland (except for the far north) on the death of his grandfather in 1034, and was thus the first monarch to rule over the bulk of the country as we know it today.
Donald Bane was temporarily deposed in 1094, although he then formed an alliance with another of Malcolm's sons, Edmund, whereby Donald ruled Scotland north of the Clyde and Edmund ruled the south.
As the eldest son of Malcolm III, Duncan (born abut 1060) was sent to England in 1072 as a hostage for the good behaviour of his father.
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  YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Iona   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Iona became a holy island where several kings of Scotland, Ireland and Norway came to be buried.
A series of Viking raids on the monastery on Iona began in 794, and after its treasures had been plundered many times, Columba’s relics were removed and divided two ways between Scotland and Ireland in 849 as the monastery was abandoned.
It is the most elaborate and best-preserved ecclesiastical building surviving from the Middle Ages in the Western Isles of Scotland.
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The Clan Donald derive their origin from a son of Reginald, who appears to have inherited South Kintyre, and the island of Islay; but little is known of their history until the annexation of the Isles to the Crown in the year 1266.
Donald, however, lost no time in preferring his claim to the succession in right of his wife, the consequences of which have already been narrated in detail.
Donald, with a considerable force, invaded Ross, and met with little or no resistance from the people till he reached Dingwall, where he was encountered by Angus Dhu Mackay, at the head of a considerable body of men from Sutherland, whom, after a fierce conflict, he completely defeated and made their leader prisoner.
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 The world's top history of scotland websites
Southwest Scotland remained under the control of the Strathclyde Britons and Southeast Scotland was under the control from around 638 AD of the proto-English kingdom of Bernicia, then of the Kingdom of Northumbria.
Victorious, the invaders imprisoned Donald III and the eldest son for life, and the elder of the two refugees became King Edgar in 1097.
Scotland advanced markedly in educational terms during the fifteenth century with the founding of the University of St Andrews in 1413, the University of Glasgow in 1450 and the University of Aberdeen in 1494, and with the passing of the Education Act (1496).
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Donald III of Scotland comes to the throne of Scotland.
Magnus III (Magnus Barefoot) is crowned king of Norway
November 13 - Battle of Alnwick (Malcolm III of Scotland vs William II of England)
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - 1093
Magnus III (Magnus Barefoot) is crowned king of Norway
November 13 - Battle of Alnwick (Malcolm III of Scotland vs William II of England)
November 16 - Saint Margaret of Scotland, wife of King Malcolm III of Scotland
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 Scotland's Past - Single Volume Histories   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Scotland and all things Scottish, have recently experienced a revival of interest resulting in many more visitors to its ancient cities and beautiful wild countryside.
Scotland's leading historians have combined to produce a work that is revealing and authoritative.
Scotland's story cannot be told in terms merely of documentary evidence, for this would be to neglect an integral part of the nation's heritage.
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 Donald III & Edmund Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Edmund was the second son of Malcolm III and Margaret, and the oldest surviving from his father's second marriage at the time of Malcolm's death.
If Scotland had been fully committed to the principle of primogeniture at the time of the death of Malcolm III, his successor should have been Duncan II of Scotland, Malcolm's first son by his first marriage.
Donald III and Edmund were deposed and replaced on the throne of Scotland by
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 Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Western Scotland, comprising the Firth of Clyde, the Mull of Kintyre, and the highlands northward from thence, and facing the Inner Hebrides.
District in the south-west of Scotland, comprising the counties of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown.
In 1298, Patrick was appointed the King's Lieutenant in Scotland, and in 1300 was at the siege of Caerlaverock.
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 thePeerage.com - nil and others
     Crinan of Atholl, Mormaer of Atholl was born circa 975 in Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland.
     Bethoc of Scotland was born circa 984 in Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland.
     Kenneth II of Alba, King of Scotland was the son of Malcolm I of Alba, King of Scotland.
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 Scotland's Past - Donald Ban   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Donald was Malcolm Canmore's brother and he seized the throne when Malcolm's son died at Alnwick and left the succession open.
Scotland: the Making of the Kingdom is the first "straight" history of Scotland from pre-history to 1286 to be published since 1862.
Emphasising in particular the kingdom's political growth and the evolution of a distinct Scottish nation, Professor Barrow narrates the story of Scotland's remarkable Medieval kings and their development of a kingship and the institutions of government which provided the unity and administration to fend off Edward I's onslaughts in the thirteenth century.
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 Scotland - Uncyclopedia
It was proposed in 1982 by the burgeoning psychopath Margaret Thatcher that Scotland does not, in fact, exist — that the nation is a mythical land dreamed up by travelers from England who'd been to Carlisle, got drunk, and thought they saw something moving about in the murk up the A74.
Scotland is not currently allied with anyone although they do go out drinking and having a good time whilst watching the football (soccer for the yanks) and rugby with Ireland on occasion.
Scotland, the country, is not officially at war with any country, the City of Glasgow and the City of Edinburgh have been at war ever since the latter collided with the former.
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 St. Margaret of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hostilities again arose between Scotland and England, and in the ensuing unpleasantness Malcolm was killed along with Edward, the eldest son of Malcom and Margaret.
However, Donald's claim to the throne was contested by Malcom's brother, Donald Bán, together with Malcom and Margaret's son Edmund.
Donald Bán was opposed to having a Norman sympathizer on the throne of Scotland, and claimed the throne for himself.
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 The Clan Donald of Scotland
The Clan Donald is one of the most numerous and widespread of the clans, and includes several families, who, while using different surnames or different methods of writing the same surname, have an identical genealogical derivation.
The important position occupied by the Clan Donald and its branches invests the narrative of its rise and history with unusual interest to all, but more especially to those of the Clan, who may well refer with pride to their noble descent from the independent rulers of the island principality, the Kings of the Isles.
The three Collas went to Scotland to obtain the assistance of their kindred to place Colla Uais on the Irish throne, and with their help placed him there, but he was compelled to give way to a relative, Muredach Tirech, who had a better title to the sovereignty.
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 SCOTLAND IN THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Scotland was a chess piece, toyed with by the players France and England; and England never failed to drive the Scots, who wanted peace with England, into the arms of the arguing French.
The Treaty of Northampton (1328) was favorable to Scotland in that Scotland was treated as an equal with England.
Isabel and her lover Mortimer in the name of young Edward III "renounced all pretensions to sovereignty" to Scotland; and Joanna, sister of Edward III, was married to David, son of Robert Bruce.
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 Royalty.nu - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Scottish Royalty in History
Scotland's 'Stone of Destiny' is a symbol of both Scottish nationhood and the British monarchy.
The history of Celtic Scotland from the ancient kingdoms of the Picts and Scots to the downfall of Clan Donald at the end of the 15th century.
Written around 1200 AD by an unknown Icelandic author, this saga describes the conquest of the Northern Isles (Scotland's Orkney and Shetland islands) and Caithness (a county in Scotland) by the kings of Norway during the Viking expansion of the ninth century, and goes on to narrate the history of the Earldom of Orkney.
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