Duncan I o Scotland

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Duncan I
Donnchad I.jpg
Anachronistic depeection o Duncan I bi Jacob de Wet, 17t Century
Keeng o Alba
Ring1034–1040
PredecessorMalcolm II
SuccessorMacbeth
Bornc. 1001
Dee'd(1040-08-14)14 August 1040[1]
Pitgaveny, near Elgin
BuirialIona ?
SpouseSuthen
IssueMalcolm III, Keeng o Alba
Donald III, Keeng o Alba
Máel Muire, Yerl o Atholl
HooseDunkeld
FaitherCrínán o Dunkeld
MitherBethoc

Donnchad mac Crinain (Modren Gaelic: Donnchadh mac Crìonain;[2] anglicised as Duncan I, an nicknamed An t-Ilgarach, "the Diseased" or "the Sick";[3] ca. 1001 – 14 August 1040)[1] wis keeng o Scotland (Alba) frae 1034 tae 1040. He is the historical basis o the "Keeng Duncan" in Shakespeare's play Macbeth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Broun, "Duncan I (d. 1040)".
  2. Donnchad mac Crínáin is the Mediaeval Gaelic form.
  3. Skene, Chronicles, p. 101.