The Descendants of King Malcolm III of Scotland, 1031-1093.


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1. King Malcolm III de DUNKELD of Scotland [123627] was born on 26 Mar 1031 in Dunkeld Perthshire Scotland and died on 13 Nov 1093 in Alnwick Castle Northumberland England at age 62. Another name for Malcolm was Máel Coluim III Mac DONNCHADA.

General Notes: Wikipedia says of this Malcolm,
Malcolm III (Scottish Gaelic: Máel Coluim mac Donnchada; died 13 November 1093) was King of Scotland from 1058 to 1093. He was later nicknamed "Canmore" ("ceann mňr", Gaelic, literally "big head"; possibly understood "great chief").[1][2] Malcolm's long reign of 35 years preceded the beginning of the Scoto-Norman age. Henry I of England and Eustace III of Boulogne were his sons-in-law, making him the maternal grandfather of Empress Matilda, William Adelin and Matilda of Boulogne. All three of them were prominent in English politics during the 12th century.

Malcolm's kingdom did not extend over the full territory of modern Scotland: many of the islands and the land north of the river Oykel were Scandinavian, and south of the Firth of Forth there were numerous independent or semi-independent realms, including the kingdom of Strathclyde and Bamburgh, and it is not certain what if any power the Scots exerted there on Malcolm's accession.[3] Over the course of his reign Malcolm III led at least five invasions into English territory. One of Malcolm's primary achievements was to secure the position of the lineage that ruled Scotland until the late thirteenth century,[4] although his role as founder of a dynasty has more to do with the propaganda of his descendants than with history.[5] Malcolm's second wife, St. Margaret of Scotland, is Scotland's only royal saint.

Malcolm married Saint Margaret de WESSEX of Scotland [123628] in 1070. Margaret was born on 8 Sep 1045 in Mecseknádasd Pécsváradi Baranya Hungary and died on 16 Nov 1093 in Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland at age 48.

General Notes: Wikipedia says of Margaret,
Saint Margaret of Scotland (Scots: Saunt Magret, c. 1045 \endash 16 November 1093), also known as Margaret of Wessex, was an English princess and a Scottish queen. Margaret was sometimes called "The Pearl of Scotland".[1] Born in the Kingdom of Hungary to the expatriate English prince Edward the Exile, Margaret and her family returned to England in 1057. Following the death of king Harold II at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, her brother Edgar Ćtheling was elected as King of England but never crowned. After she and her family fled north, Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland by the end of 1070.

She was a very pious Christian, and among many charitable works she established a ferry across the Firth of Forth in Scotland for pilgrims travelling to St Andrews in Fife, which gave the towns of South Queensferry and North Queensferry their names. Margaret was the mother of three kings of Scotland, or four, if Edmund of Scotland (who ruled with his uncle, Donald III) is counted, and of a queen consort of England. According to the Vita S. Margaritae (Scotorum) Reginae (Life of St. Margaret, Queen (of the Scots)), attributed to Turgot of Durham, she died at Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1093, merely days after receiving the news of her husband's death in battle.

In 1250, Pope Innocent IV canonized her, and her remains were reinterred in a shrine in Dunfermline Abbey in Fife, Scotland. Her relics were dispersed after the Scottish Reformation and subsequently lost. Mary, Queen of Scots, at one time owned her head, which was subsequently preserved by Jesuits in the Scots College, Douai, France, from where it was subsequently lost during the French Revolution.

Noted events in her life were:

• Birth: at Castle Reka, 8 Sep 1045, Mecseknádasd Pécsváradi Baranya Hungary.

• Death: in Edinburgh Castle, 16 Nov 1093, Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland.

Children from this marriage were:

   2    i. Edward de DUNKELD [123629] was born in Dec 1070 in Dunfermline Fifeshire Scotland and died on 16 Nov 1093 in Edward's Isle Scotland at age 22. Another name for Edward was Edward mac Máel Coluim.

   3    ii. Prince Edmund de DUNKELD of Cumbria [123630] was born about 1071 in Dunfermline Fifeshire Scotland and died about 1097 in Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland aged about 26. Another name for Edmund was Edmund mac Máel Coluim.

   4    iii. King Edgar de DUNKELD of the Scots [123631] was born about 1074 in Blair Atholl Perthshire Scotland and died on 8 Jan 1107 in Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland aged about 33. Another name for Edgar was Etgar mac Máel.

   5    iv. [Lay] Abbot Ethelred de DUNKELD of Dunkeld [123632] was born about 1075 in Dunfermline Fifeshire Scotland and died in 1093-1107 in Fifeshire Scotland aged about 18. Another name for Ethelred was Ćthelred mac Máel Coluim.

   6    v. King Alexander I de DUNKELD of the Scois [123633] was born about 1078 in Blair Atholl Perthshire Scotland and died on 23 Apr 1124 in Stirling Stirlingshire Scotland aged about 46. Another name for Alexander was Alexander mac Máel Coluim.

+ 7    vi. Queen Matilda de DUNKELD of England [35126] was born on 1 Jun 1079 in Dunfermline Fifeshire Scotland and died on 1 May 1118 in Westminster Middlesex England at age 38.

+ 8    vii. King David I de DUNKELD of the Scots [123504] was born about 1083 in Fordoun Aberdeenshire Scotland and died on 24 May 1153 in Carlisle Cumberland England aged about 70.

+ 9    viii. Comtesse Mary de DUNKELD de Boulogne [123625] was born about 1084 in Dunfermline Fifeshire Scotland and died on 31 May 1116 in Bermondsey Surrey England aged about 32.

   10    ix. Matilda de DUNKELD [123634] .

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