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Malcolm IV of Scotland

Malcolm IV (c. 1141-1165) was the eldest son of Henry, earl of Huntingdon (d. 1152), son of King David I, and succeeded his grandfather David as king of Scotland in 1153. He is called the "Maiden," and died unmarried on December 9 1165.

See EA Freeman, The Norman Conquest, vols. iv. and v. (1867 1879), and The Reign of William Rufus (1882); WF Skene, Celtic Scotland (1876 - 1880); EW Robertson, Scotland under her Early Kings (1862); and A Lang, History of Scotland, vol. i. (1900).

This entry was originally from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.

Preceded by:
David I
List of British monarchs Succeeded by:
William I



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