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, Crinan 'the Thane'. lay-abbot of Dunkeld and Seneschal of the Isles
(About 975-1045)
(About 980-)
Duncan I King of Scots
(About 1001-1040)
Malcolm III 'Ceannmor', King of Scots
(About 1031-1093)


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1. Ingibjorg

2. Margaret Queen of Scots

Malcolm III 'Ceannmor', King of Scots 1

  • Born: About 1031 1
  • Marriage (1): Ingibjorg about 1059 1
  • Marriage (2): Margaret Queen of Scots about 1068 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland 1
  • Died: 13 November 1093, Alnwick, Northumberland, England 1

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  General Notes:

"MALCOLM III. 'Ceannmor,' i.e. Great head or Chief. He was the eldest son of Duncan I. by his wife, a cousin of
Siward, Earl of Northumberland : Duncan being the son of Crinan the Thane by his wife Bethoc, eldest daughter and heir of Malcolm n. King of Scots. He was born about 1031."

from Scots Peerage 1

Malcolm married Ingibjorg about 1059.1 (Ingibjorg was born about 1030.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (King Malcolm III) married, first, about 1059, Ingibjorg, daughter of Earl Finn Arnason, and widow of Thorfinn Sigurdson, Earl of Orkney. He had by her :
1. DUNCAN, afterwards king.
2. Donald, died 1085. A son Malcolm has been assigned to him, but there seems to be no positive proof of this."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1

Malcolm next married Margaret Queen of Scots, daughter of Edward Aetheling 'the Exile', of the House of Wessex and Unknown, about 1068 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.1 (Margaret Queen of Scots was born about 1045 in Hungary and died on 16 November 1093 in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Malcolm Ceannmor married, secondly, at Dunfermline 1068-9, Margaret (St. Margaret of Scotland), daughter of Edward Aetheling."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 1


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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