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  House of Dunkeld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The so-called House of Dunkeld is a historiographical and genealogical construct to illustrate the clear succession of Scottish kings from 1034 to 1040 and from 1058 to 1290.
Genealogically Dunkeld dynasty is based on Donnchad I of Scotland being of a different agnatic clan than his predecessor and maternal grandfather Máel Coluim II of Scotland.
During the time of the so-called House of Dunkeld, succession to the Scottish throne evolved towards primogeniture instead of the Irish-Celtic tradition of tanistry and the Pictish traditions, were they matrilineal or not.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_Dunkeld   (580 words)

 Category:House of Dunkeld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Dunkeld which consisted of female-line descendants of the House of Alpin.
They ruled the Kingdom of Scotland from 1034 to 1040 and again from 1058 to 1286.
They were succeeded by further female-line descendants of the House of Balliol and the House of Bruce.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:House_of_Dunkeld   (118 words)

 Battle of Dunkeld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Defence was hampered, however, by attack from musketry in nearby houses, and in retaliation the Cameronians sent out a party 'with blazing faqots on the ends of long pikes' to set fire to the dry thatch which roofed the buildings.
They burned every house in Dunkeld except three, in which some of their own troops were posted.
Although the Battle of Dunkeld was a relatively small event, it had the effect of a major conflict, in that it helped materially to determine Scotland's future as a Presbyterian nation.
www.dunkeldcathedral.org.uk /battle_of_dunkeld.htm   (516 words)

 Dunkeld Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
This was rebuilt by Kenneth MacAlpin in 848 and two years later Dunkeld became the religious centre of Scotland when St Columba's relics were moved here from Iona for safe keeping from increasing Viking raids.
Dunkeld's fortunes up to 1560 were closely linked with those of the Cathedral it served: so the destruction wrought by the Reformation that year was a huge setback for the village as well.
Scotland's first brick house, Dunkeld House, was built here in 1680; and a post office opened in the village in 1689.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /dunkeld/dunkeld/index.html   (800 words)

 The House of Dunkeld Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
House of Alpin and ruled Scotland from 1058 to 1290.
The first King of the House of Dunkeld was Malcolm III Canmore, who was determined to change the system of succession to one of primogeniture: succession to the eldest son.
Had she lived to go through with her betrothal to the future Edward II of England, the crowns of Scotland and England would have been united three centuries earlier than they finally were, in 1603.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /usbiography/monarchs/houseofdunkeld.html   (479 words)

 History of the Kings and Queens of Scotland and England
The House of Aplin was a dynasty of Scottish Kings that ruled Scotland from 843 to 1058.
Edward IV challenged the ruling family of the House of Lancaster (Henry VI) which led to the beginning of the Wars of the Roses, he became ill and died 1483 and is buried in St Georges Chapel Windsor Castle.
The House of Stuart was interrupted in 1649 by the establishment of the Commonwealth, and was restored in 1660.
www.cameradio.tk /ulthmhistory.htm   (2037 words)

 Hilton Dunkeld Park - Contact Information
Dunkeld is on the A9 main road north to Inverness and the Highlands.
At Hilton Dunkeld we pull out all the stops to give you a day out to remember in the heart of Perthshire.
So whether you are entertaining clients, generating team spirit or creating a memorable end to a conference, we have lots in store for you.
www.dunkeld-park.co.uk /contact.html   (138 words)

 Romantic luxury 5 star exclusive country house spa hotel Dunkeld Blairgowrie Perthshire Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Kinloch House stands on a gently sloping hillside looking out over a wide and lush valley, the heartland of some of Scotland’s richest agricultural acres and the centre of the fruit growing industry.
The house was built in 1840, when it was fashionable for the newly rich industrialists from the jute trade, to establish seats for themselves in the country, and Perthshire, with its salmon rich rivers and grouse moors provided the perfect environment.
Kinloch House is a fine example of a Scottish country house with oak panelled hall and first floor portrait gallery, and stands in 25 acres of wooded policies and parkland.
www.kinlochhouse.com /intro.htm   (177 words)

 Scottish Towns - Dunkeld, Perthshire - History
Experts felt that the town would be unable to hold out against the impending attack of some 3000 Jacobite soldiers jubilant and confident after their victory at the Battle of Killiecrankie.
When the Highlanders, led by Colonel Cannon, advanced in their traditional charge ('a sharp trot, a discharge of firelocks, followed by a wild gallop with the sword on the men lining the dykes'), the Cameronian defenders repeatedly drove them back with pikes and halberts, which proved to be excellent weapons at close quarters.
Defence was hampered, however, by attack from musketry in nearby houses and, in retaliation, the Cameronians sent out a party with blazing faggots on the ends of long pikes' to set fire to the dry thatch which roofed the buildings.
www.scottish-towns.co.uk /perthshire/dunkeld/history1.html   (505 words)

 Dunkeld and Birnam
The Cathedral Gates were cast in 1730 for Dunkeld House, a residence of the Dukes of Atholl.
In 1689, during the Battle of Dunkeld, the houses being burnt to the ground.
When Dunkeld was burned down during the battle of Dunkeld in 1689, the Duke could see the Cathedral from his house for the first time, so he made sure the new town was laid out east of the cathedral as we see today.
www.explore-highland-perthshire.com /dunkeld/dunkeld-historic-trail.htm   (662 words)

 Battle of Dunkeld 1689 - ScotWars
On Wednesday 21 August the whole Jacobite army 'crowded the hills', and the commanding officer of the Cameronians, Lieutenant Colonel William Cleland, skillfully withdrew his outposts and limited his defensive line to the church, the mansion house and the edge of the park.
They burned every house in Dunkeld except three, in which some.of their own troops were posted.
Although the Battle of Dunkeld was a relatively small event, it had the effect of a major conflict, in that it helped materially to determine Scotland's future as a Presbyteriannation.
www.scotwars.com /html/battle_of_dunkeld.htm   (420 words)

 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Duncan I.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
At the dawn of the Middle Ages the House of Dunkeld replaced the line of Gaelic kings who had ruled Scotland since the ninth century.
The House of Dunkeld became extinct in 1286, when Alexander III died as aresult of an accident leaving no male heir.
Duncan II King Duncan I of Scotland or Ddonnchad mac Crinian was born on 5th August, 1001, the son of Bethoc, the daughter of Malcolm II MacAlpin and Crinan, lay Abbot of Dunkeld.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /dunkeld.htm   (353 words)

 Always Looking Upwards :: daisydunkeld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
“Dunkeld” is an old Scottish name, as shown by this listing of the House of Dunkeld.
Macbeth (1040-57) Macbeth was another grandson of Malcolm II and had as good a claim to the throne as Duncan.
He was married to Kenneth III’s granddaughter Gruoch, who had a son, Lulach, by a previous marriage, which strengthened his claim to the throne.
daisydunkeld.com /blog/index.php?id=P9   (232 words)

 Accomodation: Waterbury Guest House DUNKELD Perth & Kinross Scotland
Many of the original features have been retained in the house such as fireplaces, cornices and timber staircase.
These are complemented by period furniture which together with the recent refurbishment gives the house a warm and traditional feel.
The Waterbury Guest House is a classic Victorian terrace built in 1865 in the centre of the quiet village of Birnam.
www.british-hotels.com /Site/Hotel.asp?AccomID=881   (127 words)

 House of Alpin and Dunkeld 843-1058
The House of Alpin, with their harsh rule, forged the path that became Scotland.
On the death of Malcolm II, the House of Alpin failed in the male line.
Duncan was the first of the royal House of Dunkeld.
www.royalty.info /scottish/alpin_dunkeld.shtml   (450 words)

 Birnam House Hotel Dunkeld, Scotland, United Kingdom - Birnam House Hotel Group Booking Reservation Meetings ...
The Birnam House Hotel is the perfect place to hold a corporate event such as; team building, sales meetings, board of director meetings, or just corporate hospitality.
A Birnam House Hotel conference center is one of many conference centers in Dunkeld, Scotland, United Kingdom.
A Birnam House Hotel wedding reception is a party where guests come to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom.
www.meetingforce.com /birnam-house-hotel-80h038.html   (815 words)

 Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel & Country Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is as elegant and comfortable as you would expect, with wood paneling, a stone fireplace and ornate furnishings.
It is ideal for outdoor pursuits with Dunkeld Park Activities and LivingWell Health Club on the estate.
The 'Heart of Dunkeld' open plan bar with oak panelling and a feature fireplace as the centrepeice.
www.hilton.co.uk /dunkeld   (338 words)

 FishTay - Dunkeld House (Bank)
This shows the result of both bank and boat fishing at Dunkeld.
Dunkeld House Fishings is one of the most scenic beats on the Middle Tay.
Our beat is attached to Hilton Hotel's Scottish flagship hotel, Hilton Dunkeld House, from where a short stroll in the morning leads to our fishing hut.
www.fishtay.co.uk /dunkeldhouse(bank)/river.asp   (210 words)

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Crinan Albanach (the Scot) aka Cronan, Grimus, Thane of Atholl, Hereditary Lay Abbot of Dunkeld, Abthane of Dull, Seneschal (Governor) of the Isles, Earl of Strathclyde,  (b c975, killed 1045)
Ethelred aka "Aedh", Earl of Fife, Abbot of Dunkeld.
  Aedh was the progenitor of Clan Aoidh (MacGhee/MacKay) and the House of Wemyss.
pages.sbcglobal.net /rlivingston1488/dunkeld.htm   (880 words)

 Rosebank Guest House B&B accommodation Perth, Perthshire, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rosebank Guest House is situated in the Fair City of Perth, the perfect centre and base for touring all of Scotland.
To the east and south is Dundee, St Andrews and the beautiful Fife fishing villages of Anstruther, Crail and Pittenweem.
Free parking is available outside the house and the entire establishment is strictly non-smoking.
rosebankguesthouseperth.co.uk /index.htm   (174 words)

 B-G Forums - Forneth House Dunkeld Perthshire
A divorce paper I have was signed at Forneth House Dunkeld on 3 July 1909.
On the map, Forneth House looks to be only 5 or 6 miles from Dunkeld and very near the settlement of Forneth.
Rorneth House ½ mile nearere Blaigowrie, crowns a fine elevation on the NW bank of Loch Clunie, and commands a beautiful prospect of the lake, its islest, and surrounding scenes.
www.british-genealogy.com /forums/printthread.php?t=929   (296 words)

 DUNKELD HOUSE HILTON Details @ hotelbooking
Just 12 miles north of Perth on the main A9 (Inverness Road), Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel & Country Club is just over an hours drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.
Originally built by the 7th Duke of Atholl as a summer home for his wife, this is a fabulous country house hotel.
Drive through Dunkeld village and take the last turning on the left passed the car park.
res.hotelonlinebooking.com /hotel_overview/hotelbooking_HL_16738.html   (968 words)

 The Birnam Guest House, birnam, dunkeld, perthshire, :: ABOUT THE GUEST HOUSE ::
Built during the reign of Queen Victoria, when local landowners refused to allow the new railway line to proceed further than Dunkeld, the house has operated for many years as a guest house.
Finally, an important and well used feature is our secure and private car parking area, situated adjacent to our gardens at the rear of the property.
Birnam Guest House, 4 Murthly Terrace, Birnam, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0BG.
www.birnamguesthouse.co.uk /about.htm   (112 words)

 Golf.Uk.Net - Accommodation Details - Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel
On the outskirts of the historic cathedral town of Dunkeld in central Perthshire, set in grounds of theatrical beauty, is Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel, built a hundred years ago by the Duke of Atholl.
With our services and facilities Hilton Dunkeld House is a thoroughly modern hotel, which has adapted into its surroundings to provide guests with memorable 4 star comfort and attention.
Bedrooms in the original House, which dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, retain their period character.
www.golf.uk.net /accom/884   (490 words)

 dunkeld guest house - Welcome to Scotland - dunkeld guest house
Find out more about Dunkeld guest houses and things to see and do nearby.
Welcome to Scotland will help you find an Dunkeld guest house and if you plan to move about during your stay you can search for other accommodation either by location or name.
So if you are planning your first trip to Scotland, returning to enjoy even more of the country, or if you live here, use Welcome to Scotland's database of Dunkeld guest houses to help plan your itinerary.
www.welcome-scotland.com /hotels-scotland/dunkeld-guest-house.html   (188 words)

 Dunkeld bed and breakfast accommodation Scotland
The two bedrooms can be rented together to provide accommodation for 3 people and the bathroom faacilities then become private.
Dunkeld is only an hour from Edinburgh or Glasgow International airport and has a huge amount of activities locally.
Aberfeldy is to the west of Dalguise, Dunkeld.
www.cottonsheets.co.uk /dunkeld.htm   (310 words)

 The Keeper's House, Near Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland
The Keeper's House has a wonderful position in the high hill country between Dunkeld (7 miles) and Blairgowrie (11 miles), and was formerly the home of the Gamekeeper who tended the wildlife on this large private estate which is only about one hour's drive north of Edinburgh yet really 'away from it all'.
Recent alterations have resulted in surprisingly spacious bedrooms and plenty of room to move around in - while the front and back grass gardens (furniture) offer plenty of space to relax outside.
The Keeper's House has the added advantage of a separate 'quiet room' or 'play room' (with furniture) at its side.
www.unique-cottages.co.uk /cottages/central/perthshire/the_keepers_house   (150 words)

 Chapter House Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The present museum was refurbished by the Friends of the Cathedral in 1994 and is housed in the Chapter House which was built in 1457.
It contains a fast growing collection of photographs, records and memorabilia relating to the Cathedral and community of Dunkeld and Birnam.
The archive room is open every Monday 10.00-12.00 am when visitors are welcome to browse and stewards would be pleased to help with enquiries.
www.dunkeldcathedral.org.uk /chapter_house_museum.htm   (165 words)

 Dunkeld property to rent, room mates, Dunkeld flat or house to share or rent - Free to view and advertise
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