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Áed mac Cináeda

Also Known As: "Aedh"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Kenneth I, King of Scotland
Father of Doir Gioll mac Áeda, Thane of Lochaber

Occupation: 4th King of Albany
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About Áed mac Cináeda

  • Name: King Eochaid of Scotland
  • Father: Run Macarthagail, King of Strathclyde
  • Mother: a daughter of Kenneth I
  • House of: MacAlpin
  • Ascended to the throne: 878
  • Married: none
  • Children: none
  • Died: 889

Succeeded by: his cousin Donald II

Eochaid (Áed mac Cináeda) was the grandson of Kenneth MacAlpin, and son of the Strathclyde ruler Rhun whose father had been slain by Constantine. He ruled jointly with Giric until they were expelled in 889 by Duncan II, ending the influence of Strathclyde which then became a Scottish sub-kingdom. Eochaid was either killed or exiled. Some reports have his burial place as the mound of Cunning hillock near Inverurie.

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