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David I mac Crínán "the Saint," King of Scotland


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Maud Countess of Huntingdon and Northumbria

David I mac Crínán "the Saint," King of Scotland

  • Born: Scotland 141,871,883
  • Marriage: Maud Countess of Huntingdon and Northumbria 141,160
  • Died: 24 May 1153, Carlisle, Cumberland, Scotland 871,883
  • Buried: 1153, Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland 883

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 130:25 - as the second husaband of Maud of Huntingdon, "King of the Scots," 170:22, son of Malcolm Cammore, King of the Scots, and father of Henry of Huntingon 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 130
David I, king of Scotland, son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret, the only sister of Edgar Atheling, was made Earl of Huntingdon due to his marriage. As Earl, he made grants to St. Andrew's Northampton. On 25 Apr 1124, he succeeded his brother Alexander I, as King of Scotland. He kept his English earldon, and joined in 1127 with the barons who support Empress Maud to succeed her father as the soverign of England. David took up arms against Stephen in Maud's support. In about 1136, David made peace with Stephen, and passed the Earldom of Hunting onto his son, Henry, who did homage to Stephen.

David was married to Maud, widow of Simón St. Liz, Earl of Huntingdon. Maud died before her husband in 1130/31, and was buried at Scone. David lived until 24 May 1153, when he died at Carlisle, and was buried along with his ancestors at Dunermline.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. VI, (Huntington), pp. 641-642

• Background Information. 871
David, "the Saint," youngest son of Malcolm Ceannmore was born about 1080. He married in about 113/4, Matilda, daughter and heir of Waltheof, Earl of Huntingdon, grandaughter of Siward, Earl of Northumberland, and widow of Simóm St. Liz. David died at Carlisle, 24 May 1153, at about seventy-three years old, and was buried at Dunfermline. His wife died about 1130/1, and was buried at Scone, but this might be incorrect since her name appears in a charter from about 1147. By her he had the following children:

• Malcolm, said to have been strangled when he was a child by Donald Ban, his half-uncle.
• Claricia, died unmarried
• Hodierna, died unmarried
Henry, Earl of Northumberland and Huntingdon, married in 1139, Ada, daughter of William, Earl of Warrene, second Earl of Surrey. Henry died before his father, 12 June 1152, and was buried at Kelson. His wife died in 1178.

~The Scot's Peerage, Vol. I, pp. 3-4

• Web Reference: Undiscovered Scotland David I.

• Web Reference: The House Of Dunkeld - David I .

• Pedigree. 1124
"Pedigree of the Lords of Tindale," A History of Northumberland, Vol. III, Part II, p. 5
Alpin, the son of Achaius, King of Scotia, or argyle, after reign of about three years, was taken in battle and beheaded by the Picts in 836
Kenneth, called the "Great King" of Scotia, began to reign in 836, and in 843 conquered Pictavia of the land of the Picts, and united it to his own. He died at the Pictish capital, Forteviot, in Perthshire on 1 Fec 859
Constantine succeeded Donald III in 863, and died fighting against the Danes near Crail on the Firth or Forth in 861
Donal, King after his cousin Eocha, from 893 to 904 when he was slain in a battle with the Danes at Forteviot
Malcolm succeeded his cousin Constantine in 944, but in 953, was treacherously slain in Fettersoe near Stonehaven in Kincardineshire
Kenneth succeed his cousin Culen, son of Indulf, in 970 and annexed Cumbria or Strathclyde to Scotland. He was murdered at Fettercairn or Fordun in Kincardineshire in 997
Malcolm, made prince of Cumberland by his father, in parliament, at Scone; but deprived of that dignity by Æthelred II of England; began to reign after his cousin Kenneth in 1003 and died at Glamis in 1033.
Beatrice or Bethoc, daughter of Malcolm, married Crinan, abbot of Dunkeld
Duncan, tanist of Scotland & Prince of Cumberland was king after his grandfather Malcolm, in 1033, but was slain Macbeth at Bothganowan near Elgrin in 1039
Malcolm = Margaret ,Malcolm, Surnamed Canmore, succeeded Lulach in 1057; crowned at Scone 25 Apr 1057; was slain along with his son Edward, before Ainwick, 13 Nov 1093
David I = Maud of Huntingdon, David I, at the death of his brother Edgar, became Earl of Scotland. On his Marriage, 1110, Henry I created him earl of Huntingdon; and at the death of brother Alexander, he became king of all Scotland. He died at Carlisle, 24 May 1153. David's wife, Maud of Huntingdon, was the widow of Simon de St. Liz, Earl of Hutingdon by right of his wife.
Henry = Ada, Henry, prince of Scotland, made earl of Huntingdon by King Stephen in 1134, and earl of Northumberland in 1138; died at Kelso, about Whitsunday, 1152, and buried there. Henry's wife Ada was a sister of William, earl of Warren, and grand-daughter of William the Conqueror.
William "the Lion King" = Ermingard Beaumont
Alexander = Mary de Coucy

• Web Reference: David I of Scotland from Wikipedia.

David I of Scotland, detail of an illuminated initial on the Kelso Abbey charter of 1159
National Library of Scotland

David married Maud Countess of Huntingdon and Northumbria, daughter of Waltheof Earl of Huntingdon and Judith de Lens 141.,160 (Maud Countess of Huntingdon and Northumbria was born in 1072, died in 1131 and was buried in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.)


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