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Duncan I Canmore (b. Abt. 1006, d. date unknown)Duncan I Canmore (son of Crinan de MORMAER and Bethoc (Beatrix) MAC MALCOLM) was born Abt. 1006, and died date unknown.He married Sybil Fitzsiward, daughter of Bodhe BOETE and Mrs Boete Bode.
Notes for Duncan I Canmore:
REIGNED: King of Scotland
King of Strathclyde 1018-1034
Besieged Durham in 1035
!King of Scotland (1034-40), grandson of King Malcolm II Mackenneth (circa 953-1034), whom he succeeded. Before his accession to the Scottish throne he was ruler of the kingdom of Strathclyde. Macbeth, who ruled the neighboring kingdom of Moray and served Duncan as a general, killed him and became king of Scotland. Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth is based on the struggle between the two kings.
DEATH: Killed in Battle by Macbeth near Elgin 14 Aug 1040-see Shakespeare
FILE: Royal Line (Adamic Genealogy) March 1980, Albert F. Schmuhl
CHAN DATE 4 MAY 1995
/DUNCAN I/ (King of Scots)
He reigned from 1034-1040. His reign began the dynasty called the House of Dunkeld, which was in power from 1034-1290; during that period, Scotland not only maintained her status as an independent state but grew to be one of the better governed nations of western
Europe. On the death of Owen the Bold in 1018, Duncan became the Ki g of Strathclyde. So, when he was proclaimed King of Scotland in 1034 the kingdom of the southwest ceased to exist as an independent entit .
Following unsuccessful sallies into northern England in 1039, he wa killed in battle the next year by his more able cousin, Macbeth. Th battle may well have taken place near Birnam Woods, as protrayed by Shakespeare, for Duncan is said to have held court on Birnam Hill,
Children of Duncan I Canmore and Sybil Fitzsiward are:
- +Malcom III Canmore of Scotland, King, b. 1031, Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland1, d. 1093, Northumberland - killed at the siege of Alnwick1.
- Donald III Canmore of Scotland, King, d. date unknown.