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Duncan Dunkeld (abt. 0910 - 0965)

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Duncan (Duncan I MacDonachadh Thane Dull) "Lay Abbot of Dunchad" Dunkeld aka Lay Abbot of Dunkeld
Born about in Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Battle of Duncrub, Perthshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Killed in battle fighting overthrow of King Duff --- records state the hereditary Abbots of Dunkeld, specifically Duncan, killed in 965 AD. were the senior branch of the kin of St. Columba (521 AD- 597 AD) who was descended from Conal Gulban in the 3rd degree (great grandson) thus establishing the Lakeys are also descended of Conal Gulban. Abbot Duncan was descended from Conal Gulban in the 15th degree. [1]

30th great-grandfather of Bertha Alice Boyce Lakey; Laura Eleanor Boyce Philp 30th great-grandfather of Frances Emily Hogan Pipe; Eulelia Mable Hogan Bentrop 36th great-grandfather of Richard Scott Lakey; Christina Ann Lakey Dick; John Brian Pipe; Christian Matthew Pipe

Records from Scotland state the family was in Scotland as earlyas 650 in the Dumbatton -Loch Lomond area. Duncan, the Heriditary Lay Abbot of Dunkeld was killed in battle in 965 fighting to overthrow Kin~ Duff

The earliest record of the family except for St. Columba, of Iona, was Dunchad (Donnchaddh the 11th abbot of Iona, who died in 717. Donnchahh was the Irish name which became Dunchad and later Duncan. Dunchad Lay Abbot of Dunkeld was born ca 910 and was killed in battle ca 965 He had a son, whose name is not recorded, who was hereditary Lay Abbot of Dunkeld. He was born about 945, and was father of Crinan the Thane, born ca 975 and killed 1045

There is great probability that Duncan, Abbot of Dunkeld, who appears at the head of his followers, taking part in a war in support of one of the claimants to the throne of Scotland,( Skene's Celtic Scotland (1876). vol. 1, p. 391.) was the grandfather of Crinan, theThane. That Duncan was a lay abbot there seerns to be little doubt. His possessions must havee been extensive and his power great. ln "Chronicles of thee Picts and Scots" we find the Allowing remarks on the subject. The abbacy of Dunkeld, too, to which a Columban monastery would liattirallv look as its head in Scotland. seem now to have passed into the hands of laymen, and to have been held by a lav abbot, for we find Dunchad, Abbot of Dunkeld. taking part in a war ot Succession between the Kings of Dubh and Cuilean. and being slain in the battle of Duncrub."(Chronicles of the Picts and Scots, p. 329.) Duncan was killed in the year 965 His wife may have been a daughter of one of the last Kings of the Isles.(New Douglas Peerage, vol. iii, p. 241 Footnote No. 1.


Marriage 1 Spouse UnknownChildren1.Has Children Duncan b: ABT 945 in Scotland

Sources: 1.( Edmonstone's "Family of Edmonstone of Duntreath")

Name

Duncan Macdonachadh[1][2][3][4]

Birth

925 Atholl,,Perth,Scotland[5][6]
Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland[7]
ABT 1825 Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland[8]

Death

965 Atholl,,Perth,Scotland[9][10]

Death

Battle, Perthshire, , Scotland[11][12]

Source

Source: #S-2041639488
Page: Ancestry Family Trees
Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=21525863&pid=1485042479

Sources

  1. Source: #S43 Database online. Record for Duncan Lord
  2. Source: #S43 Database online. Record for Duncan Mac Donachadh
  3. Source: #S15 Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT:MyFamily.com, Inc.
  4. Source: #S124 Ancestry Family Trees http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=29297580&pid=1194
  5. Source: #S43 Database online. Record for Duncan Mac Donachadh
  6. Source: #S43 Database online. Record for Duncan Lord
  7. Source: #S48<ref>Database online. Record for Duncan Macdonachadh</li> <li id="_note-7">[[#_ref-7|↑]] Source: [[#S48]] Database online. Record for Duncan Thane</li> <li id="_note-8">[[#_ref-8|↑]] Source: [[#S43]] Database online. Record for Duncan Mac Donachadh</li> <li id="_note-9">[[#_ref-9|↑]] Source: [[#S43]] Database online. Record for Duncan Lord</li> <li id="_note-10">[[#_ref-10|↑]] Source: [[#S48]] Database online. Record for Duncan Macdonachadh</li> <li id="_note-11">[[#_ref-11|↑]] Source: [[#S48]] Database online. Record for Duncan Thane</li></ol></ref>


  • Source S43
Author: Ancestry.com
Title: Public Member Trees
Publication: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;
Repository: #R1
  • Source S15
Title: OneWorldTree
NOTE www.ancestry.com
  • Source: S124 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R4 NOTE This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
  • Source S-2041639488
Repository: #R-2041639490
Title: Ancestry Family Trees
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
  • Source S48
Author: Ancestry.com
Title: Public Member Trees
  • •ID: I11082

•Name: Dunchad 1 •Sex: M •Birth: ABT 910 in Scotland •Death: 965 in Killed in Battle •Reference Number: 11082 •Note: Lay Abbot of Dunchad

  • Repository R-2041639490
Name: Ancestry.com
Address: http://www.Ancestry.com
  • Repository R1
Name: www.ancestry.com

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