Name: King Donald I of Scotland Father: King Alpin Mother: unknown Relation to Charles III: 34th great-granduncle House of: MacAlpin Ascended to the throne: 859 Married: Did not marry Children: none Died: 863, in battle at Scone, Perthshire Buried at: unknown Succeeded by: his nephew Constantine I
Donald (Domnall MacAlpin) succeeded his brother Kenneth. He consolidated the gains won by his bother, and at Forteviot brought secular as well as ecclesiastical control under the emerging area of Scotia. Killed in battle, or possibly murdered, he died at Scone but had no heirs. He was buried on Iona and succeeded by his nephew Constantine.