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Alexander II, King of Scots
Birth: Aug. 24, 1198
East Lothian, Scotland
Death: Jul. 8, 1249
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Scottish Monarch. The son of William I the Lion and Ermengarde de Beaumont, he was crowned on December 5, 1214. He took advantage of King John's problems with his barons and invaded Northern England. John's northern Barons swore fealty and homage to Alexander, though upon John's death in 1217, he lost their loyalty to the new English king, Henry III. To cement good relations, Alexander married Henry III's sister Joan in 1221. Joan died in 1238, and he then married Marie de Coucy in 1239. They had only one child, Alexander. He then turned his attention to consolidating his power over the more remote regions of the country. At the time of his death at the age of 51, only the Lordship of the Isles remained outside of Scottish influence.  (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
Family links: 
   William I, King of Scots (1143 - 1214)
  Ermengarde De Beaumont (1170 - 1233)
  Joan Plantagenet (1210 - 1238)
  Marie de Coucy (1220 - 1251)*
   Alexander III, King of Scots (1241 - 1286)*
  Robert de London (1160 - 1210)**
  Ada mac William (1170 - 1200)**
  Isabella mac William de Ros (1175 - 1240)**
  Margaret of Scotland (1193 - 1259)*
  Isabella of Scotland (1195 - 1263)*
   Alexander II, King of Scots (1198 - 1249)
  Margaret of Scotland (1200 - 1244)*
*Calculated relationship
Melrose Abbey
Scottish Borders, Scotland
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Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
Record added: Feb 20, 2004
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Alexander II, King of Scots
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Rest in Peace my 24th great grandfather. You are remembered with great pride.
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