King Alexander II (of Scotland)1

M, #10331, b. 24 August 1198, d. 8 July 1249
Father*King William I The Lion (of Scotland)1 b. 1143, d. 4 Dec 1214
Mother*Ermengarde De Beaumont1 b. c 1165, d. 4 Feb 1233/34
Relationship1st cousin 27 times removed of Robert Michael Damon
Reference8XJ7-BJ

Names and TItles

Titled: King of Scotland (Alexander II) from 1214 to 1249.1
     King Alexander II (of Scotland) was born on 24 August 1198 in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, to, son of King William I The Lion (of Scotland) and Ermengarde De Beaumont.2 King Alexander II (of Scotland) was the son of King William I The Lion (of Scotland) and Ermengarde De Beaumont.1 King Alexander II (of Scotland) married first Princess Joane (of England), daughter of King John "Lackland" (of England) and Isabella (of Angoulême).1 King Alexander II (of Scotland) married second Marie De Coucy, daughter of Baron Enguerrand III De Coucy and Marie De Montmirail, on 15 May 1239 in Boves, Picardy, Kent, England.2,1 King Alexander II (of Scotland) died on 8 July 1249 in Kerrera, Argyllshire, Scotland, at age 50.2 He was buried at Melrose Abbey, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.2
     He became King of Scotland in 1214 replacing King William I The Lion (of Scotland).1 Alexander II's father King William I The Lion (of Scotland) died on 4 December 1214 in Sterling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.2 Alexander II's mother Ermengarde De Beaumont died on 4 February 1233/34 in Scotland.2 King Alexander II (of Scotland) became a widower with the death of his wife, Princess Joane (of England) on 4 March 1237/38 in London, Middlesex, England, at age 27.2 King Alexander II (of Scotland) became the father of King Alexander III (of Scotland) on 4 September 1241.2 King Alexander II (of Scotland) was replaced as King of Scotland by King Alexander III (of Scotland) in 1249.1

Family 1

Princess Joane (of England) b. 22 July 1210, d. 4 March 1237/38

Family 2

Marie De Coucy b. circa 1218/19
Child
ChartsEnglish Royalty (#1)
English Royalty (#2)
English Royalty (Indented) (#1)
English Royalty (Indented) (#2)
Last Edited17 Aug 2003

Citations

  1. [S207] The Scottish Royal Dynasties 842-1625, online http:/www.royal.gov.uk/history/trees/scottish.pdf. Hereinafter cited as The Scottish Royal Dynasties.
  2. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.