DAVID I KING OF SCOTLAND 1084-1153...Malcolm and Margaret's son...of The House of Dunkeld. "One of the most powerful Scottish kings. He admitted into Scotland an Anglo-French (Norman) aristocracy that played a major part in the later history of the kingdom. The earliest assessments of David I portray him as a pious king, a reformer and a civilising agent in a barbarian nation. 25th G GRANDFATHER
The Picts, early inhabitants of Scotland. Pict actually means "painted people". "Pict" was the name of the people who lived in Scotland before the Scots invaded from Ireland, that's right the tribe known as the Scots are Irish. The two lived together and gradually merged until the picts disappeared as a distinct people.
Harthacnut (c.1018 – 8 June 1042) was King of Denmark and King of England from 1040 to 1042. The son of King Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy. When Cnut died Harthacnut struggled to retain his father's possessions. Magnus I took control of Norway, but Harthacnut succeeded as King of Denmark, and became King of England in 1040 after the death of his half-brother Harold Harefoot.Harthacnut was the last Danish king to rule England.
MALCOLM III "LONG NECK" KING OF SCOTLAND son of Duncan I King of Scotland and Sybilla Fitzsiward of Northumbria. Malcolm's wife was Margaret Princess of England. Parents of King David "I The Saint Scotland. Malcolm killed Macbeth to avenge his father's murder.
Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561. Wearing white was the official sign of mourning worn by women of royal blood or high-ranking courtiers.
Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of Henry I of England (May 1, 1080 - May 1, 1118) Also known as: Edith of Scotland. Mother: Saint Margaret of Scotland, daughter of Edward the Exile Father: Malcolm III Queen consort to: Henry I (1068 - 1135; ruled 1100 - 1135) Married: November 11, 1100 Children: four children.
Queen Elizabeth I was a close friend of William Shakespeare's. Shakespeare had befriended royalty, and he actually had known Queen Elizabeth I for a long time. Queen Elizabeth I and King James I both admired the brilliant drama written by Shakespeare.
The Real Macbeth: Macbeth took the throne after killing his cousin, King Duncan I, in battle in 1040. In 1046, Siward, earl of Northumbria, unsuccessfully attempted to dethrone Macbeth in favor of Malcolm. In 1054, Macbeth was apparently forced by Siward to yield part of southern Scotland to Malcolm. Three years later, Macbeth was killed in battle by Malcolm, with assistance from the English.
David II (1324 - 1371). King of Scotland from 1329 to his death in 1371. He fled to France in 1333 to escape the war against England. In 1346 he was taken prisoner by the English and did not return to Scotland until 1357. He married twice but had no children. He was the last king of the House of Bruce.