Chapter Sixteen. Scotland

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Alex Woolf lecturer

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch16

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Woolf, A. (2009) Scotland, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of St. Andrews, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • Britain and Ireland, c.900–c.1100;
  • Chronicle of the Kings of Alba;
  • Constantín, last king of Picts;
  • Historia Regum Anglorum;
  • Brunanburh campaign, last event of Constantín's reign;
  • death of Ealdred son of Eadwulf, provoking conflict between Constantín and West Saxons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Emergence of the Scottish Kingdom

  • The Problems of the Sources

  • Constantín son of Aed

  • The Alternating Kingship in the Later Tenth Century

  • The Fall of the House of Alpín

  • Macbethad and M´el Coluim III

  • The End of an Era

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography