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Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland, King of Scotland

Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland, King of Scotland[1]

Male 1241 - 1286  (44 years)

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  • Name Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland  
    Suffix King of Scotland 
    Born 4 Sep 1241  Roxburgh Castle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 13 Jul 1249  Scone Abbey, Perthshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Mar 1286  Kinghorne, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: His horse threw him over the cliffs! 
    Buried Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I11837  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2008 

    Father Alexander II of Scotland, King of Scotland,   b. 24 Aug 1198, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1249, Isle of Kerrara, Bay of Oban, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Marie de Courcy, Queen of Scotland,   b. Abt 1218,   d. 1285  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 15 May 1239  Roxburgh Castle, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4609  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Margaret Plantagenet,   b. 29 Sep 1240, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1275, Cupar Castle, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1251  York Minster, York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway,   b. 28 Feb 1261, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1283, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Alexander of Scotland,   b. 21 Jan 1264, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1284, Lindores Abbey, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. David,   b. 20 Mar 1273,   d. Jun 1281, Stirling Castle Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F5405  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Yolande de Dreux, Countess of Montfort,   b. Abt 1265,   d. 1322  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1285  Jedburgh Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F6157  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Alexander III of Scotland, King of Scots
    Alexander III of Scotland, King of Scots
    Alexander III of Scotland
    Alexander III of Scotland
    Coronation of King Alexander on Moot Hill, Scone. He is being greeted by the ollamh rígh, the royal poet, who is addressing him with the proclamation "Benach De Re Albanne" (= Beannachd Dé Rígh Alban, "God Bless the King of Scotland"); the poet goes on to recite Alexander's genealogy.
    Alexander III of Scotland
    Alexander III of Scotland
    Coronation of King Alexander on Moot Hill, Scone. He is being greeted by the ollamh rígh, the royal poet, who is addressing him with the proclamation "Benach De Re Albanne" (= Beannachd Dé Rígh Alban, "God Bless the King of Scotland"); the poet goes on to recite Alexander's genealogy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).