||Malcolm III (Dunkeld) of Scotland was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.|
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|King of Strathclyde
1034 - 1058
|King of Scots
17 March 1057-58 - 13 November 1093
Malcolm III of Scotland (b.1031}
(Royal Ancestry) Malcolm III, King of Scots, was killed by Morel of Bamborough at Alnwick, Northumberland 13 Nov. 1093. He was initially buried at Tynemouth, but his son, King Alexander I, later removed his body to Dunfermline, Fife (Scotland). His widow, Margaret, died at Edinburgh Castle 16 Nov. 1093, and was buried before the high altar in the church of the Holy Trinity at Dunfermline, Fife.
(Wikipedia) In 1250 (Margaret's) body and that of her husband were exhumed and placed in a new shrine in the Abbey. In 1560 Mary Queen of Scots had Margaret's head removed to Edinburgh Castle as a relic to assist her in childbirth. In 1597 the head ended up with the Jesuits at the Scots' College, Douai, France, but was lost during the French Revolution. Philip II of Spain had the other remains of Margaret and her husband Malcolm transferred to the Escorial in Madrid (royal mausoleum), but they cannot now be found. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Margaret_of_Scotland)
Children- Duncan II, Malcolm, Donald
COD: killed at Alnwick during invasion of England
Buried- Tynemouth, Northumberland, England
On 21 Apr 2012 Mitchell Wawzonek wrote:
In 1053 Malcolm received military support from King Edward the Confessor of England and invaded southern Scotland, where he received considerable support from nobles in Lothian. On 15 August 1057 Malcolm met Macbeth at the Battle of Lumphanan, in Aberdeenshire, and Macbeth was killed. Macbeth was succeeded by his step son Lulach, a great grandson of Kenneth III. On 17 March 1058 Malcolm caught up with and killed Lulach, becoming Malcolm III in the process. His coronation took place at Scone on 25 April 1058.
Malcolm's first wife was Ingibjörg, the widow of the Earl of Orkney, and they had three sons before her death: Donnchad (Duncan); Domnall (Donald); and Máel Coluim (Malcolm).
In 1070 Malcolm married Margaret, the great-niece of Edward the Confessor. She had fled to Scotland with her brother Edgar the Atheling, the Anglo-Saxon heir to the English throne, after William I excluded him from the English succession.
Margaret's impact was dramatic. She favoured the Roman Catholic church to the Celtic Church and brought Benedictine monks to establish an abbey at Dunfermline. To allow her to feel more at home, Malcolm decreed that the language used at court should be Anglo-Saxon rather than Gaelic. As a result Malcolm III was the first to be called "King of Scotland" in his own time. Margaret also had built what is today called St Margaret's Chapel, in the highest part of Edinburgh Castle.
Malcolm and Margaret had eight children: Edward; Edmund; Ethelred; Edgar; Alexander; David; Edith or Matilda; and Mary. The extend of Margaret's influence on the future direction of the Scottish crown and of Scotland more widely can be seen by comparing the Gaelic names of the three children from Malcolm's first marriage and the absence of any Gaelic names among the eight from his second.
Malcolm was keen to take advantage of the disruption caused by the Norman conquest of England to further Scotland's interests. More charitably, he was also interested in rolling back the Norman invasion of England to place the "rightful" Anglo-Saxon heir, his brother in law Edgar the Atheling, on the English throne.
Malcolm's repeated invasions of northern England were driven back by William I, and in 1072 Malcolm was forced by William to sign the Treaty of Abernethy. This was a highly significant document, providing a basis for later claims of dominance of the English throne over the Scottish throne. At the same time Malcolm had to give up his eldest son Duncan as a hostage against his future good conduct.
When William I was succeeded by William II in 1087 (and Duncan was released as a hostage), Malcolm decided to invade England once more, this time with fatal results. He was killed in battle against the English at Alnwick, Northumberland on 13 November 1093, aged 62. His eldest son from his second marriage, Prince Edward of Scotland, died alongside him. Margaret was told of the deaths by her second son, Edmund. She died on 16 November 1093 and was was canonised in 1249.
On his death, Malcolm was succeeded by the joint rule of his brother, Donald III, and his second son by Margaret, Edmund. Malcolm was initially buried at Tynemouth, but in 1115 he was exhumed and reburied in Dunfermline Abbey, next to Margaret.
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