Donnchadh IV, Yerl o Fife

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Donnchadh IV
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Yerl o Fife
In office
1288–1353

Donnchadh IV, Yerl o Fife [Duncan IV][1] (1289–1353) wis Gairdian o Scotland, an ruled Fife till his daith. He wis the last o the native Scots rulers o that province.

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  1. Cried Donnchad[h] IV bi Dauvit Broun, "Anglo-French Acculturation", p. 138; cried Duncan (IV) Macduff an nint yerl o Fife bi Andrew McDonald, "Macduff family, earls of Fife (per. c.1095–1371)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 8 Sept 2007; cried Duncan (IV) bi Bannerman, "Macduff of Fife", p. 33; in Angus, William, eeditor, 'Miscellaneous Charters 1315-1401' in Miscellany of The Scottish History Society, vollum 5, Edinburgh, 1933: 25, whaur he is gien in a laitin chairter as Duncanus comes de Fyff, an p.63 whaur he is gien as Duncanus comes de Fyff, an whaur the modren author cries him tent Yerl o Fife; the nummer o yerls o Fife afore Donnchadh IV is nae actually kent; mony aulder nummerings include Ethelred, lay aibot o Dunkeld; this is based on a mistak produced bi translation problems frae a late 11t century Gaelic chairter; see Bannerman, "Macduff of Fife", p. 30, n. 3; thare war at least 2, awmaist certainly mair, yerls o Fife afore either Ethelred or Causantín; see Bannerman, "Macduff of Fife", passim.
Precedit bi
Donnchadh III
Mormaer o Fife
1288–1353
Succeedit bi
Isabella