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Title: Moray, Ulster, and the MacWilliams
Authors: Ross, Alasdair
Contact Email: ar26@stir.ac.uk
Editors: Duffy, Sean
Citation: Ross A (2007) Moray, Ulster, and the MacWilliams. In: Duffy Sean (ed.). The World of the Galloglass: Kings, warlords and warriors in Ireland and Scotland, 1200-1600, Dublin: Four Courts Press, pp. 24-44.
Keywords: Moray
MacWilliams
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Abstract: First paragraph: Over the last 300 years historians have been united in agreement that the MacWilliam kindred were of royal descent from William fitz Duncan, son of King Donnchad mac Máel Coluim (Duncan II, 1094). Although various members of this kindred pressed their claim for inauguration as kings of Scotia over a number of decades between c.1180 and 1230, in historiography they have largely become relegated to the position of an annoyance in the inevitable 'progress' of the kingdom of Scotia, probably because they were not descended from St Margaret, but from King Máel Coluim mac Donnchada's (Malcolm III, 1058- 93) first wife, Queen Ingebjorg of Orkne
Rights: The publisher has granted permission for use of this book chapter in this Repository. The chapter was first published in The World of the Galloglass: Kings, warlords and warriors in Ireland and Scotland, 1200-1600 by Four Courts Press.
Type: Part of book or chapter of book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2174
URL: http://www.fourcourtspress.ie/product.php?intProductID=484
Affiliation: History

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