Kings and Rulers of Scotland

My lineage and that of sons and daughters-in-law encounter the kings andScotland - Royal Arms before 1603 leaders of Scotland constantly.   A list of them has proven to be a useful tool in my ancestral quest.  Perhaps it will help you too.

  • 0 , daughter of Scotland
  • 0 Stuart, Margaret of Scotland
  • 0 Stuart, James V of Scotland
  • 0 Stewart, Walter, HighSteward of Scotland
  • 0 Stewart, Alexander, High Steward of Scotland
  • 0 , Audhild of Scotland
  • 0 , Biolan of Scotland, King in Scotland
  • 0 , Edward of Scotland, Constable of Scotland
  • 0 , Margaret of Scotland
  • 0 , Mary of Scotland
  • 0 FitzWalter, Alan, High Steward of Scotland
  • 0 , daughter of Scotland
  • 0 , daughter of Scotland
  • 0 , daughter of Scotland
  • 834 , Alpin of Kintyre, King of Scotland
  • 839 MacAlpin, Kenneth I of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 859 , Donald I of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 863 , Constantine II of Alba, King of Scotland
  • 877 , Aedh (Ethus) Swift-Foot of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 878 , Eocha (Giric) of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 900 , Constantine III of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 943 , Malcolm I of Alba, King of Scotland
  • 954 , Indulf of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 962 , Dubh of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 967 , Cuilean (Colin) of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 971 , Kenneth II of Alba, King of Scotland
  • 995 , Constantine IV of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 997 , Kenneth III of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1005 , Malcolm II of Alba, King of Scotland
  • 1034 , Duncan I the Gracious of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1040 , Macbeth (Maelbeatha) of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1057 , Lulach "the Fool" of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1058 , Malcolm III Caennmor of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1093 , Donald III Bane of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1094 , Edmund I of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1094 , Duncan II of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1097 , Edgar of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1107 , Alexander I the Fierce of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1124 , David I the Saint of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1153 , Malcolm IV the Maiden of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1160 Fitzalan, Walter, Steward of Scotland 1st
  • 1165 , William I the Lion of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1214 , Alexander II of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1230 FitzAlan, Walter, High Steward of Scotland
  • 1249 , Alexander III the Glorius of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1283 Stewart, James, High Steward of Scotland
  • 1286 Eiriksdottir, Margaret Maid of Norway, Queen of Scotland
  • 1292 Balliol, John, of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1306 Bruce, Robert I, of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1331 Bruce, David II, of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1332 Balliol, Edward, of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1371 Stuart, Robert II of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1390 Stuart, Robert III (John) of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1424 Stuart, James I of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1437 Stuart, James II of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1460 Stuart, James III of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1488 Stuart, James IV of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1513 Stuart, James V of Scotland, King of Scotland
  • 1543 Stuart, Mary "Queen of Scots", Queen of Scotland

Rulers of Scotland

  • Kenneth MacAlpin Son of Alpin United Dalriada & Picts 843-859
  • Donald I brother of Kenneth I MacAlpin Established Laws of Aed 858-862
  • Constantine I nephew of Donald I slain in battle, Inverdovat in Fife 862-877
  • Aed brother of Constantine I, son of Kenneth I killed shortly after crowned; by Giric 877-878
  • Eochaid nephew of Constantine I ruled part of territory, shared throne w/Giric 878-889
  • Giric ruled part of territory, shared throne w/Eochaid 878-889
  • Donald II son of Constantine I plagued w/Danish invasions & highland robber tribes 889-900
  • Constantine II son of Aed, cousin to Donald II est. Church 906; long reigning 900-943
  • Malcolm I cousin to Constantine II annexed Moray; alias Malcolm MacDonald 943-954
  • Indulf son of Constantine II acquired Edinburgh 954-962
  • Dubh the Black son of Malcolm I challenged by Cullen 962-966
  • Cullen son of Indulf killed for kidnapping princess of Strathclyde 966-971
  • Kenneth II son of Malcolm I slain at Fettercairn in Mearns 971-995-995
  • Constantine III cousin to Kenneth II slain by illegitimate son or successor 995-997-997
  • Kenneth III son of Dubh, grandson of Malcolm I killed by Malcolm (of Kenneth II), who became Malcolm II 997-1005-1005
  • Malcolm II son of Kenneth II secured Strathclyde, territory like modern day boundaries 1005-1034
  • Duncan I grandson of Malcolm II murdered by Macbeth 1034-1040-1040
  • Macbeth grandson of Kenneth II killed cousin Duncan in battle near Elgin 1040-1057-1057
  • Lulach stepson of Macbeth killed by Malcolm III in battle 1057-1058-1058
  • Malcolm III Canmore son of Duncan I killed by William II Rufus in battle 1058-1093-1093
  • Donald Bane son of Duncan I, brother to Malcolm III besieged Edinburgh castle Nov. 1093-May 1094
  • Duncan II son of Malcolm III, grandson of Duncan I slain by Donald Bane May 1094-Nov. 1094-Nov. 1094
  • Donald Bane son of Duncan I, brother to Malcolm III dispossessed by Edgar the Aetheling Nov. 1094-Oct. 1097
  • Edgar son of Malcolm III, nephew of Edgar the Aetheling gave western isles to Norway for peace 1097-1107
  • Alexander I brother to Edgar; son of Malcolm III m. Henry I illegitimate daughter Sibylla 1107-1124-Apr. 1124
  • David I brother to Alexander; son of Malcolm III m. dau of Waltheof of Northumbria 1124-1153
  • Malcolm IV the Maiden son of Henry of Huntingdon, grandson of David I ascended throne at age 11. 1153-1165-1165
  • William the Lion brother to Malcolm IV; 2nd son of Henry of Huntingdon founded Arbroath Abbey 1178-1165 1214-1214
  • Alexander II son of William the Lion married Henry III’s sister Joan 1214-1249
  • Alexander III son of Alexander II ascended at age 7. 1249-1286-1286
  • Margaret Maid of Norway gdau of Alexander II; dau of Margaret & Eric II of Norway proclaimed when infant. 1286-1290-1290
  • John Baliol son of John de Balliol & Dervorguilla of Galloway last at Scone (Nov. 30, 1292) 1291-1296
  • Robert I/Robert VIII de Bruce son of Robert Bruce & Margaret of Cerrick confirmed independence at Northampton 1328. 1306-1329
  • David II son of Robert I the Bruce ascended at age 5 June 7, 1329 Feb. 22, 1371-Feb. 22, 1371
  • Robert II/Robert the Steward son of Walter the Steward, gson of Robert I the Bruce first of the Stewart sovereigns 1371-1390
  • Robert III/John Stewart son of Robert II & Elizabeth Mure accession April 19, 1390. 1390-1406
  • James I son of Robert III & Annabella murdered by dissidents 1406-1437
  • James II son of James I & Joan Beaufort introduced cannons into warfare 1437. 1460-1460
  • James III son of James II & Mary of Gueldres arrested bros. Alexander of Albany & John of Mar, in 1479. 1460-1488 June 11, 1488
  • James IV son of James III & Margaret of Denmark ascended at 15; m. Margaret Tudor 1488-1513
  • James V son of James IV & Margaret Tudor ascended at 17 months old; m. Marie de Guise 1538. 1513-1542
  • Mary Queen of Scots dau of James V & Mary of Guise beheaded as Catholic threat to throne 1542. 1587-1587
  • James VI (James I/Eng.) son of Mary & Henry Stuart first Stuart 1526-1625
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