King Donald II Of Scotland 23
- Born: 862, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland 23
- Marriage (1): Queen Sigurd Of Orkney 23
- Died: 900, Battle At Dunnottar (Killed By Norsemen) at age 38 23
"The Book of McKee," pg 271 - pedigree from William Skene, D.C.L., LL.D., Historiographer-Royal of Scotland, in "Celtic Scotland," Edinburgh 1890; reigned as King of Scotland 895-900 per The Book of McKee, pg 408
"A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans, and Highland Regiments..." by Rev. Thomas Maclauchlan at FHL 941Hk pg 50 states that Donald IV succeeded to the throne in 893. During his reign the kingdom was infested by the piratical incursions of the Danes. They returned and were defeated in a bloody action at Collin, near Scone, and returned in 904, but were gallantly repulsed at Forteviot and their leader killed by Donald, who unfortunately also perished after a reign of 11 years.
Name is listed as Domnald the fifth and/or VI when King of Argyle per internet "Robert the Bruce, King of Scots" by Ronald McNair Scott gives birth of 862 and death as 900, with his name as "Donald II, King of Scotland" www.parsonstech.com/genealogy agrees with the 900 death date and gives the burial place. He reigned 889-900 and was King of Alba in 889.
Descendents of Duncan I the Gracious, King of Scotland, report created 19 Mar 2001 from http://www.geocities.com/craigs_kahunas/report_duncan.htm gives name as Donald II Dasachtach of Alba and states he died 900 in battle at Dun-Fother, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland.
Donald married Queen Sigurd Of Orkney.23 (Queen Sigurd Of Orkney was born in 866 in Jarl Of Orkney, Scotland/Norway 23 and died on an unknown date in Battle In Scotland-Struck By Boars Tusk 23.)