King Alexander III (of Scotland)1

M, #10341, b. 4 September 1241, d. 19 March 1285/86
Father*King Alexander II (of Scotland)1 b. 24 Aug 1198, d. 8 Jul 1249
Mother*Marie De Coucy1 b. c 1218/19
Relationship2nd cousin 25 times removed of Robert Michael Damon
Reference8XJ7-CP

Names and TItles

Titled: King of Scotland (Alexander III) from 1249 to 1286.1
     King Alexander III (of Scotland) was born on 4 September 1241 in Roxburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland, to, son of King Alexander II (of Scotland) and Marie De Coucy.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) was the son of King Alexander II (of Scotland) and Marie De Coucy.1 King Alexander III (of Scotland) married first Margaret (?), daughter of King Henry III (of England) and Queen Eleanor (of Provence), on 26 December 1251 in York, Yorkshire, England.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) married second Yolande De Dreux, daughter of Count Robert IV (of Dreux) and Bbeatrix De Montfort, on 14 October 1285 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland.2,1 King Alexander III (of Scotland) died on 19 March 1285/86 in Kinghorn, Fifeshire, Scotland, at age 44.2 He was buried on 29 March 1286 in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland.2
     He became King of Scotland in 1249 replacing King Alexander II (of Scotland).1 Alexander III's father King Alexander II (of Scotland) died on 8 July 1249 in Kerrera, Argyllshire, Scotland.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) became the father of Queen Margareta (of Norway) on 28 February 1261.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) became the father of Prince Alexander (of Scotland) between 21 December 1263 and 1264.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) became the father of Prince David (of Scotland) on 20 March 1270.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) became a widower with the death of his wife, Margaret (?) on 27 February 1274/75 at Cupar Castle, Cuper, Fifeshire, Scotland, at age 34.2 Alexander III's son Prince Alexander (of Scotland) died on 17 January 1283 in Lindores, Fife, Fifeshire, Scotland.2 Alexander III's daughter Queen Margareta (of Norway) died on 9 June 1283 in Tonsberg, Vestfold, Norway.2 King Alexander III (of Scotland) was replaced as Queen of Scotland by Queen Margaret (of Scotland) in 1286.1

Family 1

Margaret (?) b. 5 October 1240, d. 27 February 1274/75
Children

Family 2

Yolande De Dreux b. circa 1263, d. 2 August 1322
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.