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King Dubh (Duff) of Scotland (962 - 967)
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Name: King Dubh (Duff) of Scotland
Father: King Malcolm I
Mother: unknown
House of: MacAlpin
Ascended to the throne: 962
Married: unknown
Children: Kenneth III
Died: 967, killed at Forres by supporters of his cousin Culen
Buried at: unknown
Succeeded by: His 3rd cousin Culen

Dubh mac Mhaoil Chaluim (Duff) became king when Indulf was slain. His rule was challenged by Indulf’s son Culen in battle at Duncrub, Perthshire.

Dubh was driven north where legend has him as being kidnapped by supporters of Culen and his murdered body discovered in a ditch at Forres, Kinross on the banks of Loch Leven.

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