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King Kenneth II


? - c.995

Scottish monarch. Son of King Malcolm I, who he succeeded in 954. Said to have led a savage raid on Northumbria, but was later granted lands between the Rivers Tweed and Forth by the Saxon King Edgar. This is the earliest mention of the River Tweed as a border of Scotland. Killed at Finela's Castle, Fettercairn and buried on the island of Iona.


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