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  Scotland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Scotland is separated from England by the Tweed River, the Cheviot Hills, the Liddell River, and Solway Firth.
Scotland’s principal rivers are the Clyde, the Forth, the Dee, the Tay, and the Tweed.
In the reign of William the Lion Scotland became a fief of England by a treaty extorted (1174) from William by Henry II.
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 History of the Monarchy > Descendants of Malcom III > Malcolm IV
In 1157 Malcolm was compelled to cede Cumberland and Westmorland to Henry II in exchange for the Earldom of Huntingdon, but there is no suggestion in contemporary sources that he was compromising his kingship in any way by doing so.
Malcolm's homage to Henry II in 1163 led to further rebellions by the earls in 1164.
Malcolm died unmarried in Jedburgh on 9 December 1165 at the age of 23 and was buried beside his grandfather in front of the high altar in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Dunfermline.
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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.
Grandson of David I, Malcolm IV came to the throne at the age of 12 (his father had predeceased him) and was nicknamed "the Maiden".
www.rampantscotland.com /features/monarchs.htm   (2683 words)

 Malcolm IV of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malcolm's grandfather died at Carlisle on 24 May 1153, and Malcolm was inaugurated as king three days later, on 27 May 1153, at Scone, then aged twelve.
The first opposition to Malcolm came in November of 1153, from the combination of a neighbour, Somerled of Argyll, and family rivals, the "sons of Malcolm", that is of Máel Coluim mac Alisdair.
Malcolm founded a Cistercian monastery at Coupar Angus, and the royal taste for continental religious foundations extended to the magnates, as in Galloway, where the Premonstratensians were established at Soulseat by 1161.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malcolm_IV_of_Scotland   (1767 words)

The dates are confused: Malcolm may have won the beautiful sister of Edgar, rightful king of England, in 1068, or at the time (1070) of his raid, said to have been of savage ferocity, into Northumberland, and his yet more cruel reprisals for Gospatric's harrying of Cumberland.
A lover of books, which Malcolm could not read, an expert in “the delicate, and gracious, and bright works of women,” Margaret brought her own gentleness and courtesy among a rude people, built the abbey church of Dunfermline, and presented the churches with many beautiful golden reliquaries and fine sacramental plate.
Scotland, under Margaret's influence, became more Catholic; the celibacy of the clergy was more strictly enforced (it had almost lapsed), but it will be observed throughout that, of all western Europe, Scotland was least overawed by Rome.
www.scotlandview.co.uk /history/scotland_history_chapter_4.htm   (1111 words)

 Malcolm IV Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Malcolm IV lived from 1141 to 9 December 1165 and was King of Scotland from 24 May 1153 to 9 December 1165.
He was the grandson of David I. Malcolm's father, Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon, had died in 1152, leaving him as the heir to the throne.
Malcolm raised further concerns in Scotland when in 1159 he went to France with Henry II of England and supported him in the siege of Toulouse.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /usbiography/monarchs/malcolmiv.html   (496 words)

 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.
www.electricscotland.com /history/genhist/hist23.html   (1388 words)

 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Malcolm IV.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Malcolm IV, born around 1141, was the eldest son of Prince Henry of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon and Ada de Warenne, daughter of William de Warenne, Earl of Surrey and Elizabeth de Vermandois.
After the death of his father, Malcolm suceeded to the position of his grandfather, David I's heir.
Malcolm bears the distinction of being the last King of Scotland to bear a Gaelic name.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /dunkeld_8.htm   (293 words)

 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.
www.bookrags.com /Malcolm_III_of_Scotland   (3276 words)

 Scotland's Past - Malcolm IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Malcolm had a short life, he came to the throne at age eleven and was dead by the time he was 23.
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.
www.scotlandspast.org /malciv.cfm   (523 words)

 Scotland's Past - Single Volume Histories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.
www.scotlandspast.org /singlevolumehistory.cfm   (1563 words)

 Scotland: A Brief History - The Kingdom of Scotland
It was under the rule of David I, the ninth son of Malcolm III that Norman influence began to percolate through much of southern Scotland.
When David died in 1153, the kingdom of Scotland had been extended to include the Modern English counties of Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmoreland, territories that were in future to be held by the kings of Scotland.
The disaster at Largs caused Magnus king of Man to submit to Alexander and Hakon's son Magnus IV convinced the Norwegian Assembly that the Western Isles were too troublesome to defend.
www.britannia.com /celtic/scotland/scot3a.html   (853 words)

 A Brief History of Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Malcolm married his second wife the English Princess Margaret, who had fled to Scotland at the coming of the Normans.
Unfortunately for the stability of Malcolm and Margaret's kingdom, however, the Scottish king's constant excursions into Northern England brought him the enmity of the Norman William who forced him to pay homage at Abernethy in 1071.
The disaster at Largs caused Magnus king of Man to submit to Alexander and Hakon's son Magnus IV convinced the Norwegian Assembly that the Western Isles were too troublesome to defend.
www.peternwilliams.com /scot3.html   (1587 words)

 thePeerage.com - nil and others
     Malcolm IV 'the Maiden' of Scotland, King of Scotland was born on 20 March 1142.
     Malcolm IV 'the Maiden' of Scotland, King of Scotland was crowned King of Scotland on 24 May 1153 in Scone Abbey, Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.
She was the daughter of Alexander III 'the Glorius', King of Scotland and Margaret of England, Princess of England.
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 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Worse, however, for Scotland's newly won independence was the defection of large numbers of Scottish nobles and clergy to the winning side, with the result that the Lowlands were quickly overrun and garrisoned by the English.
The trouble was that Scotland had been in a state of administrative chaos for so long, that many of the nobility were not willing to surrender any of their prerogatives to a central government presided over by the new king.
Scotland, despite its civil turmoil and constant wars, had started on the road that would eventually lead it to become the envy of Europe for its scholasticism and scientific achievements.
www.manship2.lsu.edu /ukmedia/history/historyscotland.htm   (22506 words)

 David I of Scotland Summary
For Scotland, David was a constructive revolutionary: the language and customs of the Scots gave way to English speech and manners; the Church was organized on patterns akin to those of England and Rome; and the rise of burghs saw the emergence of the Scottish middle class.
Alexander, together with the crown, received Scotland north of the Rivers Forth and Clyde, David the southern district with the title of Earl of Cumberland.
He had two sons, Malcolm (not to be confused with Malcolm IV of Scotland, this Malcolm's nephew) and Henry and two daughters, Claricia and Hodierna.
www.bookrags.com /David_I_of_Scotland   (1085 words)

 Historic Scottish Battles - From Rampant Scotland
For centuries, the direction of Scotland's development was influenced by the outcome of the many battles which took place on her soil - or over the Border in England.
Once again the "Auld Alliance" between Scotland and France came into play and King James IV responded to a request from Louis XII of France who was being attacked by King Henry VIII of England.
The Regent of Scotland at that time was the Earl of Arran and he allowed the English to advance as far as the river Esk in Lothian.
www.rampantscotland.com /features/battles.htm   (3250 words)

 AllRefer.com - Malcolm IV (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Malcolm IV 1141–65, king of Scotland (1153–65), grandson and successor of David I.
Henry II of England insisted he give up his claim to Northumbria in 1157 in return for a re-grant of the earldom of Huntingdon, which was largely useless to the Scottish kings because of its distance from Scotland.
Malcolm fought on Henry's behalf in France (1159) and, on his return, completed the subjection of Galloway.
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 Scottish Monarchs - Kings and Queens of Scotland - Malcolm III.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Malcolm was married firstly to Ingeborg of Halland, widow or daughter of the Earl of Orkney, it remains unsure which.
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.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /dunkeld_2.htm   (786 words)

 Regent Malcolm of Fife 7th Earl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Malcolm IV, "boy king of Scotland", who ascended the throne at 12, is 19 tonight, and this year has greatly increased his stature both as man and as King of Scots.
The facts speak for themselves: Malcolm IV was the eldest son of Henry, Earl of Northumberland, and Adela de Warrene, and was born in 1141.
Malcolm IV gave Ade in marriage to the ruling noble of Fife, Duncan II, it's 6th Earl by right of descent, himself actually a petty King of a goodly portion of Scotland.
www.cyberancestors.com /cummins/PS51_427.HTML   (10638 words)

 Clan Lundin / Lundie
The concrete history of this family begins in 1160, when two brothers, Malcolm and Philip were awarded baronies by King Malcolm IV of Scotland.
In 1160, King Malcolm IV of Scotland granted the barony of Lundie in Forfar to Malcolm de Lundin.
Malcolm de Lundin married a daughter and heiress of Gilchrist the third Earl of Mar. Malcolm was appointed by King William the Lion (1165-1214) to the office of Door ward of all the King’s palaces, ‘Hostiarius’.
www.electricscotland.com /WEBCLANS/htol/lundin3.html   (2874 words)

 Washington Family Genealogy from 439AD
Daughter of Malcolm II, she was born in Angus in 984 and married Crinan the Thane, “Mormaer of Atholl”.
This is the story of the betrayal: Malcolm III King of Scotland was using Cumberland and Westmoreland as a base for raids against William the Conqueror in 1070.
Countess Margaret was sister to William the Lion, King of Scotland, and Malcolm IV the Maiden King of Scotland.
www.geocities.com /wor_lass/Washington_Family_Genealogy_from_439AD   (1206 words)

 frippuk - pafn50 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Granted the Lands of Innes by Malcolm IV of Scotland at Christmas, in 1160 after, and probably as a result of, the King's concilliation with Somerled, Lord of the Isles.
The lands lie between the Rivers Lossie and Spey in Morayshire. In 1160 Malcolm MacEth, Earl of Ross, was displaced from the province of Moray by King Malcolm IV.
I further think that a daughter of Malcolm MacEth was "given" to Berowald in a form of marriage and this is the situation which I have shown in the Tree.
web.ukonline.co.uk /bean95/ft/frippuk/pafn50.htm   (621 words)

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.
Malcolm married second in 1068 at Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland to St. Margaret the Exile who was descended from the Saxon Kings of Wessex and England including Ælfred the Great.
www3.sympatico.ca /robert.sewell/scotlandkings.html   (2998 words)

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