Dub, King o Scotland

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King o Alba
Bornc. 928
IssueKenneth III, King o Alba
FaitherMaucom I, King o Alba

Dub mac Maíl Coluim (Modren Gaelic: Dubh mac Mhaoil Chaluim),[1] whiles anglicised as Duff MacMalcolm,[2] cried Dén, "the Vehement"[3] an Niger, "the Black"[4] (born c. 928 - dee'd 967) wis king o Alba.

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  1. Dub mac Maíl Coluim is the Mediaeval Gaelic form. The modren form, Dubh, haes the sense o "daurk" or "black", especially in reference tae hair colour
  2. This form wis uised in aylder histories, but is nae commonly uised the day
  3. Duan Albanach, 23 here
  4. Chronicle o the Kings o Alba an relatit Scoto-Laitin texts. Niger is a leeteral Laitin translation o the Gaelic Dub, that mey itsel hae been an epithet raither nor a given name: the Duan Albanach refers tae him as Dubhoda dén, Dubod the vehement or impetuous