Constantine I of Scotland (-876)

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Constantine I of Scotland, King of the Picts, was born 836 to Kenneth I of Scotland (-858) and died circa 876 at the Battle of Inverdofatha of unspecified causes.


Offspring of Constantine I of Scotland and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Donald II of Scotland (-900) 900 Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sources and notes

‡ General
Ω Birth
¶ Death
  • thePeerage calls the place "Inverdorat, the Black Cove, Angus".
  • Genealogics says "877".
  • Tompsett says "Died: 877, beheaded" but also "Weir says he was killed in a battle against the Danes at Inverdorat, the Black Cove, Angus." (presumably "Britain's Royal Families, The Complete Genealogy" by Alison Weir, Pimlico, 1996.)
  • The Henry Project, quoting "Constantinus macKynat xv a. reg. et interemptus est a Noruagensibus in bello de Merdo fatha et sepultus in Iona insula."; it translates "Noruagensibus" as "Norwegians", which is fairly indicative but might have been used to describe all Vikings or "Norsemen".


  Robin Patterson

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