Alexander II (Dunkeld) of Scotland

Alexander II (Dunkeld) of Scotland

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

Alexander II was the only son of the Scottish king William the Lion and Ermengarde of Beaumont.He was born at Haddington, East Lothian.He was knighted by John of England at Clerkenwell Priory in 1213, after spending some time in England. He succeed to the kingdom on the death of his father on 4 December 1214, he was crowned at Scone, on 6 December 1214.He married Joan of England on the 21 June 1221, at York Minster.Alexander was twenty three years old . Joan was almost eleven yeas old . They had no children. Joan died at Havering-atte-Bower in 1238, and was buried at Tarrant Crawford Abbey in Dorset.Alexander remarried, on 15 May 1239 his second wife was Marie de Coucy.


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