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  • Donald III "Bane", King of Scots (1032 - 1099)
    Domnall mac Donnchada (Modern Gaelic: Dòmhnall mac Dhonnchaidh),[1] anglicised as Donald III, and nicknamed Domnall Bán, "Donald the Fair" (anglicised as Donald Bane or Donalbane), (died 1099) was King...
  • Donald mac Malcolm (c.1065 - 1085)
    Domnall mac Mael Coluim, son of Malcolm Canmore and possibly Ingibiörg. DONALD ([1060/65]-killed in battle 1085). There is no indication of the name of Donald's mother. His birth date is estimated ...
  • Edmund mac Máel Coluim, Prince of Cumbria (c.1071 - c.1097)
    Edmund or Etmond mac Maíl Coluim (after 1070 – after 1097) was a son of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada and his second wife Margaret. He may be found on some lists of Scottish kings, but there is no evidence...

Battle of Mondynes

Also known as the Battle of Monthechin

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Date: 12 November 1094

Location: Mondynes, Aberdeenshire, near Kincardine


Donald III Bane King Duncan the Second

  • Strength;
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Rebel army led by his half brothers - Etmond mac Máel Coluim Edmund and Domnall mac Máel Coluim Donald

  • Strength;
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Duncan, the son of King Malcolm lll by his first wife Ingibiorg, was sent to the English Court of William the Conqueror as a guarantee that Malcolm would not attack England. When Malcolm died his brother Donald Bain seized the throne, but with English support Duncan deposed his uncle. 6 months later Duncan was killed at the Battle of Mondynes by an army led by his own half brothers Edmund and Donald. He was buried at Dunfermline Abbey. Mondynes is 20 miles south of Aberdeen.



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Donald III Bane King Duncan the Second

Etmond mac Máel Coluim Edmund and Domnall mac Máel Coluim Donald

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  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson