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William the Lion

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William 'the Lion'
Seal o William the Lion
King o the Scots
Ring9 December 1165 – 4 December 1214
Coronation24 December 1165
PredecessorMalcolm IV
SuccessorAlexander II
BornAboot 1143
Dee'd(1214-12-04)4 December 1214 (aged 71)
BuirialArbroath Abbey
SpouseErmengarde de Beaumont
IssueMargaret, Coontess o Kent
Isabella, Coontess o Norfolk
Alexander II o Scotland
HooseHoose o Dunkeld
FaitherHenry o Scotland
MitherAda de Warenne

William the Lion (Mediaeval Gaelic: Uilliam mac Eanric; Modren Gaelic: Uilleam mac Eanraig), whiles styled William I, an aa kent bi the nickname Garbh, "the Rough",[1] (c. 1143 – 4 December 1214) reigned as King o the Scots frae 1165 tae 1214.


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  1. Uilleam Garbh; e.g. Annals of Ulster, s.a. 1214.6; Annals of Loch Cé, s.a. 1213.10.