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  Kings and Queens of Scotland, Part 1
Possibly a son of King Kenneth I, Constantine faced a number of Viking invasions and was killed in a battle fighting the Danes.
Another great-great-grandson of Kenneth I, and a son of Indulf, he was killed by a treacherous booby-trap at Fettercairn, set by the daughter of the Thane of Angus.
Kenneth II was the son of Malcolm I and therefore a great-great-grandson of Kenneth I
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Kenneth III of Scotland
Queen Gruoch (1007 - 1060) was the daughter of Bodhe, prince of Scotland and thus granddaughter of the late King Kenneth III of Scotland.
William III of England (14 November 1650 – 8 March 1702; also known as William II of Scotland and William III of Orange) was a Dutch aristocrat and a Protestant Prince of Orange from his birth, King of England and King of Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scots...
Kenneth was the last king of Scotland to succeed to the throne through the system of tanistry, whereby the succession was shared between two family lines and the dying king named the person from the other family line who was to succeed him.
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 Kenneth III of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cináed mac Duib (anglicised Kenneth III) (before 967–1005) was King of Scots from 997 to 1005.
He was the son of Dub mac Maíl Coluim.
It is not certain that this refers to events in Scotland, and whether one or both were sons of this Cináed, or of Cináed mac Maíl Coluim, or some other person or persons, is not known.
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 Kenneth III Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Kenneth was the son of King Duff, and 4th cousin of the man he succeeded, Constantine III.
Malcolm II defeated King Kenneth III in the battle, killing both Kenneth and his son Giric.
Kenneth III was succeeded by his cousin, Malcolm II after the battle of Battle of Monzievaird.
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 William III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William III was appointed to the Dutch post of Stadtholder on 28 June 1672, and remained in office until he died.
William III felt insecure about his position; though only his wife was formally eligible to assume the throne, he wished to reign as King in his own right, rather than as a mere consort.
The joint style of William III and Mary II was "William and Mary, by the Grace of God, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, etc." when they ascended the Throne.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Constantine III of Scotland
He was the son of King Culen, third cousin once removed of the previous king Kenneth II, and fourth cousin of his successor Kenneth III.
Kenneth II (Cináed mac Máel Coluim), son of Malcolm I, king of Scotland, succeeded Culen, son of Indulf, who had been slain by the Britons of Strathclyde in 971 in Lothian.
Constantine III was the fifth king of Scotland to be murdered in succession.
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 King James II Stewart of Scotland - Ebenezer Sears
She was married to King Malcolm III (Canmore) MacDuncan of Scotland in 1068 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, England.
Marjory of Scotland Marjory and Alan’s grandson, Nocolas de SOULIS, was one of the competitors for the Scots crown in 1290.
Princess Matilda (Eadgyth/Edith) Atheling of Scotland was born in 1080 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, England.
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 History Of Scotland Vol. 1 - Part 2
Kenneth Macalpine: his Successors Malcolm I. obtains possession of Cumberland: Successors of Malcolm—Kenneth III., and his Successors—Malcolm II.
Kenneth Macalpine was the twenty-ninth in descent from Fergus the son of Eric, the first of the race.
Kenneth III., son of Malcolm l., succeeded to the Scottish throne.
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 Kenneth II of Scotland
Kenneth is said to have been killed by his own men at Fettercairn, through the treachery of Finella, daughter of Cunthar/Cuncar, earl of Angus [See ESSH 1: 511-6; KKES 252ff.].
Because Kenneth II had a nephew of the same name (i.e., Kenneth III) who also ruled at about the same time, it is difficult to place certain individuals having patronymics ("mac Cináeda") which show them to be a son of some man named Cináed (Kenneth), but do not tell us unambiguously which Kenneth is intended.
The assignment of Suibne as a son of Kenneth II (or.
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 Kings Of Scotland - A Chronological list of the Kings of Scotland, Scottish Monarchy
Kenneth was the first king of the united Scots of Dalriada and the Picts and so of Scotland north of a line between the Forth and Clyde rivers.
Margaret's father was Eric II, king of Norway; her mother, Margaret, a daughter of King Alexander III of Scotland (ruled 1249-86), died in 1283.
He at once designated himself "heir of the kingdom of Scotland," clearly anticipating the vindication of his claim, which was derived from his mother, daughter of Margaret, eldest daughter of David, earl of Huntingdon, brother to kings Malcolm IV and William I the Lion.
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 Essential Norman Conquest - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the 10th century Scotland had not yet become a stable, single kingdom but still had a number of sub-kingdoms and independent or semi-independent territories within it.
In 990 AD Malcolm macKenneth was created king of Strathclyde and Cumbria by his father, the king of Scotland, but he was deposed when Kenneth II was killed, regaining the position two years later.
His stepson Lulach Fatuus (the Fool) was elected to succeed him, but was slain at Essie on 17 March 1058, leaving Malcolm III the overall ruler of Scotland.
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 thePeerage.com - Donald II of Alba, King of Scotland and others
     Duff of Scotland, King of Scotland was the son of Malcolm I of Alba, King of Scotland.
     Kenneth III of Scotland, King of Scotland was the son of Duff of Scotland, King of Scotland.
     Beoedhe of Scotland was the son of Kenneth III of Scotland, King of Scotland.
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 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Kenneth III.
Kenneth III, King of Scots, or Cinaed mac Duib, was known as the 'Donn' meaning the brown-haired.
The internecine struggle for possession of Scotland's throne between the two rival branches of the MacAlpin family had continued for generations and was a direct result of the tanist system of inheritence, which then prevailed in Scotland.
Kenneth associated his son, Giric, with himself, not only as his tanist successor, but as joint King, or legh-righ, in attempt to ensure his eventual succesion of his line to the Scottish throne.
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 Kenneth III of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The system was much as it ensured the two royal families Scotland were in a constant state of war with each other.
Kenneth and his son Giric were both in the battle of Monzievaird Tayside in March 25 1005.
On the death of Macbeth her via her first marriage Kenneth III's great succeeded to the throne to become King Lulach of Scotland.
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 thePeerage.com - Eochaid of Scotland and others
     Giric II of Scotland, Mormaer was the son of Kenneth III of Scotland, King of Scotland.
     Gillacomgain of Scotland is the son of Kenneth III of Scotland, King of Scotland.
     Dolfin of Scotland, Earl of Cumberland was the son of Gospatric, Earl of Northumberland.
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 1000 - 1100
Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Germany dies, and his cousin Henry II (called Henry the Saint) is elected to succeed him.
Scottish king Lulach is ambushed and killed by Malcolm III of Scotland, son of Duncan I. Malcolm III of Scotland becomes king.
Edgar of Scotland, son of Malcolm III of Scotland defeats, blinds, and imprisons Donald III of Scotland.
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 Scotland's Past - Malcolm II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
This is a thoroughly readable and comprehensive account of the building of medieval Scotland, and a welcome reissue from the New History of Scotland series (formerly published by Edward Arnold).
www.scotlandspast.org /malcii.cfm   (503 words)

 "The Hays." by John Mackay
Kenneth III of Scotland, warned in Stirrling, came with opposition to check the advance and battle was joined by the river Tay near Luncarty House some four miles north of Perth.
King Kenneth brought Hay and his two sons with much ceremony to his castle at Perth; and after the victory celebrations, the question of reward was discussed.
And in the Records of Scotland the Hays appear in the 12th century when King William the Lion granted William de Hay a charter of the lands of the barony of Erroll.
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 Scotland's Past - James III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the beginning it was apparent that James III was not interested in matters of state, he was far more at home with his friends who were largely artists, craftsmen and intellectuals.
The last period of Scotland's existence as an independent kingdom with the focus on the events and consequences of the Reformation.
The four-volume Edinburgh History of Scotland is the most important project in Scottish historical writing for more than half a century; each volume is written by an expert on the period who brings to his work the direct acquaintance with original sources on which authoritative historical writing can alone be based.
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 Kenneth Information
It is an anglicized form of either the Pictish name Ciniod or the Goidelic name Cináed, and could mean "fire head" or "born of fire." Other names have also been anglicized as Kenneth, including the Irish Gaelic Coinneach, meaning "handsome one".
Kenneth Edmonds, American RandB singer also known as Babyface.
In the US, as a result of this incident, "Kenneth" is an outdated slang term for a confused or uninformed person.
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 Kings of Scotland
King Kenneth III (of Scotland) became King of Scotland in 997 replacing King Constantine III (of Scotland).
King Alexander III (of Scotland) became King of Scotland in 1249 replacing King Alexander II (of Scotland).
Queen Margaret (of Scotland) became Queen of Scotland in 1286 replacing King Alexander III (of Scotland).
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 Scotland: Notable Dates in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scotland's Coronation Stone - the "Stone of Destiny" or "Stone of Scone" - was removed to Westminster Abbey (in London) by the English King Edward I. The stone was temporarily returned to Scotland in 1950 and permanently returned in 1996.
King James III was murdered after being accused of surrounding himself with evil advisors who encouraged him to bring Englishmen into Scottish affairs.
James imposes Bishops on the presbyterian Church of Scotland in an attempt to integrate it with the Church of England.
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 Kenneth_III_of_Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
'''Kenneth III (Cináed mac Duib)''' was King of Scots from 997 to 1005.
The system was much discredited as it ensured that the two royal families of the Kingdom of Scotland were in a constant state of war with each other.
However, Kenneth had a granddaughter, Gruoch, via his son Bodhe.
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 Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
Northeastern Scotland; the fertile coastal regions from the northern approach to Loch Ness in the west, to Aberdeen in the east.
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 House of Alpin and Dunkeld 843-1058
Kenneth, although never truly crowned a King of Scotland was more responsible for the creation of Scotland by uniting the Scots and the Picts.
Kenneth I died of cancer in 858, leaving his new Scottish Kingdom to his Brother Donald I. Donald's short rule was not in vain, and before his suspicious death in 862, he managed to further Kenneth's attempts at law and helped secure further rule across the land.
King Malcolm's grandsons and King Kenneth's grand-daughter were the leading characters in the drama with which the history of the new dynasty opened.
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 The Scottish Monarchy - Part 3
In an attempt to regain the Strathclyde region, and to avenge the defeat of Culen, Kenneth II too was defeated and returned to his own lands with some thinking to do.
He lost at Lothian and England was now governing the land south of the Clyde and probably the assassination of Kenneth III was a good ting for Scotland, as now only the Highlands was obeying (occasionally) the royal command.
Finally Kenneth III was killed at Monzievaird, near the river Fearn and his son Giric was taken with him.
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The monarchy of Scotland evolved from this union, known as the Kingdom of Alba.
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.
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 reagenealogy - pafn36 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She had been considered an heir to the throne in her grandfather's lifetime, and, upon his death, was recognized as "Lady and Queen of Scotland." Six guardians were appointed to govern the kingdom until she came of age.
It was Edward I's plan that Scotland would become subordinated to England as a result of this union, and Margaret's guardians included in the treaty provisions to maintain Scotland's independence.
The boy-king Alexander III was crowned at Scone.
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 reagenealogy - pafg36 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Alexander III, King of Scotland [Parents] died in 1286.
Margaret, Princess of England, Queen of Scotland [Parents] died in 1275 in Scotland.
Kenneth II of Alba, King of Scotland died in 995.
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