Dougallus mac Griogair

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Dougallus mac Griogair

Also Known As: "Doun Gheal", "MacAlpine"
Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Strathclyde Scotland
Death: circa 900 (42-58)
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Son of Gregor Mac Alpin and N.N.
Husband of Spontana
Father of Causantín III MacGregor; Guaire Progenitor of Clan MacQuarrie and Findanus MacAlpine, Chief of Clan MacKinnon

Occupation: King
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About Dougallus mac Griogair

born about 850, was so termed from his light-brown complexion. He is mentioned in the family legends for his exploits under Donald VI (who reigned 879-903), grandson of Kenneth MacAlpin, in protracted contests with the Danish Vikings who for a generation ravaged the western coasts of Scotland. Doungheal died about 900. His wife is termed in some early Latin chronicles, SPONTANA, the Gaelic equivalent of which is not apparent.

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