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Malcolm I [Mael Coluim mac Domnaill]locked

(d. 954)
  • Dauvit Broun

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Malcolm I [Mael Coluim mac Domnaill] (d. 954), king in Scotland, was the son of Donald II (d. 900) [see under Constantine II], and assumed the kingship of Scotland some time between 940 and 945. The confusion of the sources (if not simply the result of multiple copying errors) may indicate that this was a period of political uncertainty in which he gradually asserted his position against the aged ...

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