Crínán Carlyle "the Thane," Lay Abbot of Dunkeld


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Crínán Carlyle "the Thane," Lay Abbot of Dunkeld

  • Born: 978, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland 160
  • Marriage: Bethoc mac Máel Princess of Scotland about 1000 in Scotland 160,416
  • Died: 1045, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland at age 67 160

bullet   Another name for Crínán was Crínán abb Duine Caillenn.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 34:20 - as father of Maldred, Lord of Carlisle and Allerdale, 170:19 - as husband of Bethoc, and parents of Ducan I, King of the Scots who was murdered by McBeth 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Death. 174,882
Crínán was killed in 1045 in a battle among the Scots, probably related to the battle five years earlier which had resulted in the death of Crínán's son Duncan I, king of Scotland, at the hands of Macbeth

• Background Information. 882
Crinan the Thane, hereditary lay-abbot of Dunkel, and senschal of the Islea, who held with other land the territory called "Abthania de Dull," in Athol. Crinan was salin in battle at Dunkeld in 1045.

• Background Information. 873
~The Scots Peerage, Vol. III, pp. 239-230

Crínán married Bethoc mac Máel Princess of Scotland, daughter of Máel Coluim mac Cináeda rí Alban and Unknown, about 1000 in Scotland 160.,882 (Bethoc mac Máel Princess of Scotland was born about 984 in Angus, Scotland.)

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