Domnall mac Causantín, Rí na h'Alba (c.862 - 900) MP

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Nicknames: "Donald II // King of Scotland", "Domnall mac Causantín", "Dásachtach", "the Madman", "King of Scotland", "King of Alba", "Donald", "King Donald II of /Scotland/", "o Louco", "/Dasachtach/", "Dasachtach", "Donald'/'The Madman", "Domnall mac Causantín (Gaelic)", "Donald II", "10969"
Place of Burial: Morayshire, Scotland
Birthplace: Forres, Morayshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, England
Cause of death: Killed in battle by the Danes at Dunnotter
Occupation: King of Scots, King of Scots and Picts
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Domnall mac Causantín, Rí na h'Alba

  • Name: King Donald II of Scotland
  • Father: King Constantine I
  • Mother: unknown
  • Relation to Elizabeth II: 31st great-grandfather
  • House of: MacAlpin
  • Ascended to the throne: 889
  • Married: unknown
  • Children: Malcolm I
  • Died: 900, killed at Dunnottar, Aberdeen
  • Buried at: Isle of Iona
  • Succeeded by: his cousin Constantine

Donald (Domnall mac Causantín) was the son of Constantine. He succeeded Eochaid and Giric and annexed Srathclyde, establishling himself as King of the Scots. He had some success against the Vikings in the West, but the North was dominated by Viking Sigurd the Mighty based in Orkney.

Donald was killed in 900, possibly murdered, at Donnattar near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire. He was buried on Iona -------------------- Donald II, King of Alba

    Donald II, King of Alba was the son of Constantine I, King of Alba. He died in 900 at Dunfother, Scotland, killed in action.1 He was buried at Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland.1
    He was also known as Domnall mac Causantín.2 He succeeded to the title of  King Donald II of Alba in 889.1 
    Succeeded the joint rule of Giric and Eochaid. Succeeded by Constantine II.

Child of Donald II, King of Alba 1.Malcolm I, King of Alba+ b. c 897, d. 954

Citations 1.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 169. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families. 2.[S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

http://thepeerage.com/p10290.htm#i102891 -------------------- King of Scotland 899/00. Dun-fother. Killed in battle.

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Donald II "The Madman", King of Scots's Timeline

862
862
Forres, Morayshire, Scotland
889
889
- present
Age 27
King of the Scots
895
895
Age 33
Scotland
897
897
Age 35
Scotland
900
900
Age 38
Moray, Fordoun, Kincardine, Scotland
900
- present
Age 38
900
Age 38
Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, England
900
Age 38
Argyllshire, Scotland
1893
November 7, 1893
Age 38
November 7, 1893
Age 38