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King Duncan II of Scotland (1094)


Name: King Duncan II of Scotland
Father: Malcolm III, King of Scotland
Mother: Ingibiorg daughter of Earl of Orkney
Relation to Elizabeth II: 25th great-granduncle
House of: Canmore
Born: c. 1060
Ascended to the throne: May, 1094
Married: Ethelreda of Northumbria
Children: one son William
Died: November 12, 1094, at the Battle of Monthechin, Kincardineshire
Buried at: Dunfermline Abbey, Fife
Succeeded by: Donald 3 (whom he had deposed)

Duncan (Donnchad mac Maíl Coluim) was the son of Malcolm and his first wife Ingioborg. He challenged his uncle Donald who had usurped the throne and deposed him to become Duncan II.

His reign was brief as he was killed a few months later at the Battle of Monthechin, Kincardine, by Donald whom he had deposed.

Timeline for King Duncan II of Scotland

Year Event
1094Duncan II becomes king. He is killed a few months later at the Battle of Monthechin, Kincardine, and Donald Bane returns