Giric II mac Cináeda, King of Scots

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Giric mac Cináeda, Rí na h'Alba

Also Known As: "Gryme", "Greg"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died in killed in the Battle of Monzievaird, Tayside
Place of Burial: Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Kenneth III mac Duibh, King of Scots and NN, Queen of Scots
Brother of Gille Coemgáin mac Cináeda and Boedhe mac Cináeda
Half brother of Subind

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About Giric II mac Cináeda, King of Scots

Giric or Greg

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTLAND.htm

Kenneth III & his wife had [three] children:

1. [GREG [Giric] (-killed in battle Monzievaird [25 Mar 1005], bur Isle of Iona). The Chronicle of the Picts and Scots dated 1251 records that "Girus mac Kinath mac Duff" reigned for 8 years, was killed "a filio Kinet in Moeghauard" and was buried at Iona[184]. The Chronicle of the Picts and Scots dated 1317 includes the same information[185]. His existence is not recorded in any of the earlier chronicles and should be treated with caution. The Chronicle of John of Fordun records that King Kenneth II decreed a change to the Scottish royal succession to enable "the nearest survivor in blood to the deceased king to succeed", in opposition to "Constantine the Bald, son of King Culen, and Gryme son of Kenneth son of King Duff"[186]. The Chronicle of John of Fordun records that "Gryme the son of Kenneth son of Duff" succeeded in 996 after King Constantine III was killed and reigned for eight years and three months[187]. The Chronicle of John of Fordun records that Grime was killed by Malcolm, son of King Kenneth II, adding that the latter arranged his burial at Iona[188].]

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Giric II mac Cináeda, King of Scots's Timeline

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Scotland
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March 25, 1005
Age 20
killed in the Battle of Monzievaird, Tayside
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Scotland