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date: 22 January 2020

Alexander IIlocked

(1198–1249)
  • Keith Stringer

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Alexander II (1198–1249), king of Scots, was born on 24 August 1198 at Haddington, the only son (there were also three daughters) of William (William the Lion), king of Scots (c. 1142–1214), and his wife, Ermengarde (d. 1233), daughter of Richard, vicomte de Beaumont-sur-Sarthe...

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