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  History of the Monarchy > The early Scottish Monarchs > Malcolm II
Malcolm, son of Kenneth II, took advantage of the fact that the English were preoccupied with Danish raids and marched south, winning the Battle of Carham against the Angles in 1018 and thereby regaining Lothian.
In the west, Malcolm had the alliance of Strathclyde, whilst the marriage of his daughter to Sigurd the Stout, Norse Earl of Orkney, extended Malcolm's influence to the far north.
Malcolm died at Glamis, Angus on 25 November 1034, aged at least 80.
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 Kings and Queens of Scotland, Part 1
Kenneth II was the son of Malcolm I and therefore a great-great-grandson of Kenneth I
Malcolm II was son of Kenneth II but, due to disputed succession, he did not come to the throne until ten years after his father's death, having killed his cousin Kenneth III.
Alexander II was the son of William the Lion and came to the throne at the age of 16.
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 Malcolm II of Scotland - Biocrawler
He was the son of King Kenneth II and first cousin of his predecessor, King Kenneth III (Cináed mac Duib), who was murdered by Malcolm at the Battle of Monzievaird in 1005.
In 1006, Malcolm was defeated by Northumbrian forces at Durham.
After Malcolm II's reign, Scottish succession changed to be based on the principle of direct descent.
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 General History of the Highlands of Scotland - Macbeth through to Malcolm III 1093
Malcolm III, better known in history by the name of Malcolm Ceanmore, or great head, vindicated his claim to the vacant throne, and was crowned at Scone, 25th April, 1057.
Malcolm, on hearing of the distress of the illustrious strangers, left his royal palace at Dunfermline to meet them, and invited them to Dunfermline, where they were hospitably entertained.
A considerable part of Malcolm's reign was spent in endeavouring to bring them into subjection, and before his death he had the satisfaction of seeing the whole of Scotland, with perhaps the exception of Orkney, acknowledging him as sole monarch.
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 Essential Norman Conquest - Encyclopedia
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.
Duncan's reign lasted until, after a number of poorly conducted campaigns against the Norse and the English, he was killed on 15 August 1040 at Pitgaveny by an army allied to Thorfinn of Orkney under the command of the mormaer of Moray, Macbeth.
However, with the support of Edward the Confessor, Duncan's son Malcolm accompanied an invading force under Siward of Northumbria and fought Macbeth at Dunsinnan, north of Scone, on 27 July 1054.
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  Malcolm II of Scotland
Malcolm II of Scotland was king of Scotland from 1005 to 1034.
He was the son of Kenneth III, first cousin of the previous king Kenneth II, and grandfather of his successor Duncan I.
Malcolm united the Kingdom of Strathclyde and merged with the Kingdom of the Alba forming modern Scotland.
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 Malcolm II of Scotland - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
John of Fordun has a peculiar tale to tell, related to the supposed "Laws of Malcom MacKenneth", saying that Máel Coluim gave away all of Scotland, except for the Moot Hill at Scone, which is unlikely to have the least basis in fact.
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Malcolm II of Scotland, Early Years, Bernicia, Canute, Orkney and Moray, Strathclyde and the succession, Death and posterity, Notes, References, External links, 980 births, 1034 deaths, Scottish monarchs and Medieval Gaels.
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 GENUKI: Kings of Scotland
In his reign Scotland was invaded by Haco, king of Norway, but the invaders were defeated, peace was made, and Alexander gave his daughter in marriage to Eric, the successor of Haco.
Malcolm remained at peace with England during the reign of Edward the Confessor, but on the accession of Harold he favoured the attempt of Tostig.
Henry II of England in the expedition to Brittany but subsequently supported the sons of Henry in their rebellion.
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 Malcolm II@Everything2.com
Malcolm died at Glamis on 25 November 1034 according to the chronicler Marianus Scotus and was buried at Iona.
Malcolm did not acquire Lothian, it was Indulf who managed that when he seized Edinburgh in around 960 and Malcolm's father Kenneth II was already paying homage to the English king Edgar for Lothian in 973.
Malcolm was in reality almost the last of the truly Goidelic kings of Alba and his reign marks the beginning of a period transition from the tribal kingship of the House of Alpin to the feudal kingship of the likes of Malcolm III and David I.
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 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Malcolm II.
Malcolm II King Malcolm II, known in Gaelic as Mael Coluim mac Cinaeda, who succeeded Kenneth III was the last of the ancient line of the House of MacAlpin.
Malcolm was much respected by his contemporaries, the Irish Annals refer to him as 'honoured among all men.' To his name was added the Gaelic epithet 'Forranach' meaning the destoyer.
Malcolm II invaded England, believing the English too preoccupied with the Danish raids to successfully withstand a Scots invasion.
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 Malcolm II Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Until Malcolm's rule, the Crown of Alba had passed backwards and forwards between different strands of the House of Alpin under the law of tanistry, under which the extended family elected the successor from candidates across the family.
In the north, Malcolm II formed an alliance with the Vikings which included the marriage of one of his daughters to the Norse Earl Sigurd of Orkney.
Malcolm's ally, King Owen, died without an heir, and Malcolm tried to place his grandson Duncan (later Duncan I of Alba) on the throne of Strathclyde.
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 Pictures of Scotland, Scottish pictures of Landscapes, Castles, Seasides and Lochs for sale.
Scotland was however still divided, with many Clans supporting the Hanoverian side, and a large well equipped army was facing Charles.
Even after this victory, Edward II refused to give up his claim on Scotland and in 1320 Scottish Noblemen wrote to Pope John XXII stating that Robert the Bruce was their rightful Monarch.
William was the younger son of Sir Malcolm Wallace, a Scottish Knight and minor landowner.
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 Malcolm II King Scotland (0958 - 25 Nov 1034)
Malcolm II King Scotland (0958 - 25 Nov 1034)
Malcolm II King Of Scotland fought a battle in 1008 at Carham with Uchtred, sone of Waltheof, Earl of Northumbrians, and overcame the Danes, 1017.
'1004 Malcolm the son of Kenneth, a most victorious king, reigned 30 years through, On 1034 Malcolm King of Scots died.'
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 Version 6 Demo: Kenneth II King of Scotland, [MacMalcolm]
Kenneth II continued the war with the Britons of Strathclyde which had been in progress under his predecessors and engaged in raids on Northumbria.
A statement that he came to London and received Lothian on condition of rendering homage is believed to be an invention to conceal the conquest of that region by his son Malcolm II.
During the reign of Kenneth II the chief trend was the consolidation of the central districts of the country from the Forth and Clyde to the Mounth.
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 Scotland's Past - Malcolm III   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was during the long reign of Malcolm III that the Norman conquest of England occured and this was to have long term implications for Scotland.
Malcolm's reign is best remembered in Scottish history for his marrige to Margaret rather than his ineffectual raids on England.
In 1071 Malcolm married Margaret, to the fury of William I. Margaret was a virtuous and devout Queen and the chapel that she had built at Edinburgh Castle can still be seen.
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 Scotland History: The Scottish Clan System - B   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the late 11th century or early 12th century, during the reign of either Kenneth III of Scotland or Malcolm II of Scotland, the royal forces are said to have arrived at the River Spey.
In 1367 David II of Scotland granted the lands of Clyntrees, Waterton and Weltown in the parish of Ellon in Aberdeenshire to Donald Bannerman.
It is known that King Malcolm IV granted the land of Moray to the Brodies in the 12th century and that King Robert I of Scotland granted a charter to Michael, Thane of Brodie a short time before the Battle of Bannockburn.
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 Irving Family Genealogy
The Erinviene's that remained on the west coast of Scotland had their seat in that part of Albin that is now called Cunninghame, Ayrshire where they built the Irving Castle, that later became the Town of Irving, and named the Irving River after themselves.
In 1004 AD, Crinus Eryvinus married Beatrix, the eldest daughter and Heiress of Malcolm II, King of Scotland, and had a son by the name of Duncan, who was later to be King Duncan I. Sometime before 1034 Duncan was named Prince of Cumberland, by his Grandfather, Malcolm II, King of Scotland.
Malcolm III, son of Duncan I, fled to England and was received by Edward the Confessor, King of England, at the request of Macduff Thane of Fife.
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 Malcolm III of Scotland Summary
Malcolm was a claimant to the Scottish kingship as the son and heir of Duncan I, who had been displaced by Macbeth in 1040.
Malcolm's relations with England revolved around claims to lands that he held there in his own right or in the name of Margaret and his desire to expand his realm to the south, where the boundaries were undefined.
Malcolm's accession to the throne, as modified by tradition, is the climax of Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
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 Scotland's Past - Malcolm II   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Scotland: the Making of the Kingdom is the first "straight" history of Scotland from pre-history to 1286 to be published since 1862.
The growth of towns is discussed together with the expansion of trade and the place of Scottish evidence in the evolution of rural and urban society in north-west Europe.
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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 Gillecomgain, Sigurd, and Lulach
Malcolm saw the advantage of having a powerful partney to the north as they could squeeze between them the troublesome rulers of Moray who laid claim to the scottish throne.
There was evidently strong support in Scotland at this time for the Gaelic household which had descended though the mormaers or stewards of Moray rather than the the more anglicised faction which had been encouraged by MALCOLM II and now activly promoted by Malcolm Canmore.
Malcolm pursued his right to the throne and Lulach's short reign was almost entirly filled with their conflict.
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King Malcolm II was the son of King Duncan of Scotland.
King Malcolm, Canmore, appointed him governor of the Edinburg Castle, honored him with the dignity of knighthood, and gave him large grants of land in Fife, Angus, the Mearns, and Aberdeenshire.
The Lesleys of Glassbough of Ireland descend from the Wardis branch of the Barons of Balquhain.
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 Family tree for Malcolm II (Melkolf) MacKenneth King of Scotland
Constantine II King of Scotland, born Abt 0836, Of Scotland, died 877 (beheaded), Inverdovat, Forgan, Fifeshire, Scotland.
Malcolm I King of Scotland, born Abt 0897, Of Scotland, died 954, Fordoun, Kincardineshire, Scotland, M: Abt 0931, Of Scotland
Kenneth II King of Scotland, born Abt 0932, Of Scotland, died 0995, Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Malcolm
King Malcolm II died (1034) nearby, and a sculptured cross in the village is known as King Malcolm's Gravestone.
The grandson of King Malcolm II, his accession to the throne violated the system in which kingship alternated between two branches of the royal family.
Patronizing Malcolm X; His complex character is lost in Spike Lee's propaganda.
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 A rough draft of my family tree (Q1 2007 Edition) - Person Page 4
Kenneth II King of Scotland is the son of Malcolm I King of Scotland.
Malcolm I King of Scotland is the son of Donald II King of Scotland.
Malcolm II "MacKenneth" King of Scotland was the son of Kenneth II King of Scotland.
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 Drum Castle
In 404 AD Fergus was made King, Fergus II led the return to Scotland and, along with the Erinviene's and other Clans, they drove the Romans out of Scotland.
Malcolm II had no male heir when he was assassinated in 1034.
The throne was occupied by the grandson of Malcolm and son of Erinus, Duncan Erivine I. During his reign, Duncan was defeated in his campaign against the Norsemen and led the remnants of his army home in 1040.
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 1000 - 1100
Robert II of France (the Pious) submits to the Pope and marries the daughter of the marquis of Provence, Constance of Arles.
Conrad II of the Holy Roman Empire is crowned Emperor by the pope.
Edgar of Scotland, son of Malcolm III of Scotland defeats, blinds, and imprisons Donald III of Scotland.
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 Malcolm II of Scotland
Unfortunately, it is not clear whether the mother of Sigurd's wife was Malcolm II [e.g., Duncan 100, 118; ESSH 1: 510] or his rival Malcolm mac Máel Brigte (d.
If nepos is interpreted as meaning grandson, and Malcolm is assumed to be Malcolm II, then that would apparently make Macbeth a maternal grandson of Malcolm II (since Macbeth's paternal ancestry is well documented for a couple of generations).
However, since the Chronicle of Huntingdon is not a contemporary source, and the Malcolm in question appears from context to be Malcolm III (not a chronologically suitable uncle or grandfather for Macbeth) rather than Malcom II, it is likely that the statement of the chronicle is an error.
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 tripodfamilytree122104 - pafg346 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
King of Scotland Malcolm II MacKenneth [Parents] was born about 970 in Scotland.
King of Scotland Malcolm I [Parents] was born about 897 in Scotland.
Gillacomgan Mormaer of Moray.Gillacomgan married Queen of Scotland Sibyl Fitzsiward.
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