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Unknown (Ossory) of Scotland (0962 - 0983)

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Unknown of Scotland formerly Ossory aka of Ossory
Born in Ossory, Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Scotlandmap
Ossory-14 created 20 May 2011 | Last modified
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Very little is known of this person. Historical records do not identify the wife of King Malcolm II of Scotland. There is some evidence to suggest she was from Ossory, Ireland. As she married a king it is likely she is a highborn lady from the Kingdon of Ossory but even this is not certain.

Some genealogists have put forth Sigurd I Magnusson (c. 1090 – 26 March 1130) as her father. Sigurd's wife, Blathmin Ní Briain, also called Blathmin Ua Briain or Blathmin O'Brien, being an Irish princess. This latter claim does not make sense as Malcolm was dead by 1034, long before Sigurd was born.

Others suggest that Malcolm's wife was a daughter of Brian Boru (c. 941 – 23 April 1014), a famous King of Ireland. While this is at least possible, no one has as yet put forth any proof of this.

Possibly named Aelgifu.

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On 1 Oct 2016 at 15:33 GMT Marty (Lenover) Acks wrote:

Tagged as unsourced to get at least one mention of other genealogists for negative evidence.

On 1 Oct 2016 at 04:44 GMT Marty (Lenover) Acks wrote:

Queen-64 and Ossory-14 appear to represent the same person because: This may seem like strange one. just trying clear out an old unsourced unlinked marginally meaningful profile. Most reasonable match is as wife of Malcolm per comments in Queen-16. Obviously, do not keep any of the data from Queen-16.

On 24 Dec 2015 at 06:28 GMT Katherine (Alvis) Patterson wrote:

Sigurdsdottir-52 and Ossory-14 do not represent the same person because: Different names, spouses, dates

On 24 Nov 2015 at 03:49 GMT RJ Horace wrote:

Sigurdsdottir-52 and Aefgifu-2 appear to represent the same person because: LNAB should be changed to Unknown on one of the 3 profiles before merging the others into it.

Note all the names and dates are invented. Nothing is known except that somebody was the mother of Malcolm's child.

On 24 Nov 2015 at 03:45 GMT RJ Horace wrote:

Aefgifu-2 and Ossory-14 appear to represent the same person because: LNAB should be changed to Unknown on one of the 3 profiles before merging the others into it.

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