King Constantine SCOTLAND, I
- Born: Abt 836-852, , , Scotland
- Died: 876-877, Battle, Inverdovat, Forgan, Fifeshire, Scotland
Another name for Constantine was SCOTLAND King.
Ancestral File Number: 9G9M-JK. User ID: 19363578656.
King of SCOTLAND Reigned 858/863-874/877.
Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1990: "Constantine I Son of Kenneth King of Scotland 863-877, Killed in Battle 877."
Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, Scotland 858: "Constantine II, King of Scotland 858-874..."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, p189, Alba: "United kingdom the Scots and the Picts, founded in 843, and the forerunner of present-day Scotland."
The Formation of England, 550-1042, HPRFinberg, 1974, Paladin, p151: "...At Eamont, near Penrith, on the frontier between [Athelstan's] dominions and Strathclyde, Constantine of Alba, Owen of Strathclyde, and Eadwulf of Bamburgh formally acknowledged his supremacy and undertook tosupress heathen worship among their Norse subjects."
From Alfred to Henry III 871-1272, Christopher Brooke, 1961, Norton Library of History of England, p52: "...In 937 an Irish king, son of the last king of York, joined the kings of Scotland and Strathclyde in a combined invasion of England. Their army was met by a large English force led by Athelstan and Edmund, his brother; and the decisive English victory at Brunanburh (the site has not been identified is recorded in the Chronicle in stirring verse: `With their hammered blades, the sons of Edward clove the shield-wall and hacked the linden bucklers...There the aged Constantine [King of the Scots], the grey-haired warrior, set off in flight, north to his native land. Nocause had he to exult in that clash of swords, bereaved of his kinsmen, robbed of his friends on the field of battle.'"
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9G9M-JK Born/?Died Abt 836, 8HRV-NP Born Abt 852 Died Abt 976, King of SCOTLAND Reigned 843-858, King of ALBA [United Kingdom of Scots and Picts] Picts] 843-858, FAH3 `grey-haired' Leader of Scots at Battle of Brunanburh in 937, WCHC Constantine II.
Constantine married Queen Constantine SCOTLAND, I. (Queen Constantine SCOTLAND, I was born about 840 in , , Scotland.)