Alexander  (Dunkeld) of Scotland

Alexander (Dunkeld) of Scotland (1198 - 1249)

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Alexander (Alexander II) "King of Scotland" of Scotland formerly Dunkeld
Born in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married in York Minster, Yorkshiremap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Kerrera, Scotlandmap
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Categories: House of Dunkeld.


Preceded by
William I
King of Scots
9 December 1165 - 8 July 1249
Succeeded by
Alexander III

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Vitals

b. Haddington, East Lothian

  • knighted by John of England at Clerkenwell Priory in 1213 after spending time in England.
  • succeeded father 04 Dec 1214; crowned at Scone 06 Dec 1214.

Parents

William the Lion of Scotland and Ermengarde of Beaumont. (only son)

Marriage

m. Isabel of Althol, daughter of Henry III, Earl of Althol[1]They had two children, Dernell & Marjory of Scotland[2]

m.1 21 Jun 1221 York Minster Joan of England (d.1238). No Issue.[3]


m.2 15 May 1239 Marie de Coucy.


Mistresses

Sources

  1. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 587-588.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 290-292.
  3. Alexander was 23. Joan was almost 11.Joan died at Havering-atte-Bower, and was buried at Tarrant Crawford Abbey in Dorset.




  • Google Books - Alexander II: King of Scots 1214-1249 By Richard Oram
  • Google Books - Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy By James Panton


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