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Malcolm I of Scotland

Malcolm I became the King of Scotland, or Alba as it is known in Gaelic, during 943 after his cousin King Constantine II of Scotland abdicated and became a monk. Malcolm signed a treaty in 945 with King Edmund I of England that gave Strathclyde and Cumberland to Scotland. In exchange he had to offer military support if England was attacked by either the Danes of Northumbria or the Norwegians of Ireland. The alliance between England and Scotland remained after the death of both kings. Malcolm was killed in 954 fighting against the Picts of Northern Scotland, who were still unhappy about the Scottish domination of the Pictish/Scottish kingdom. His successor was Indulf.

Preceded by:
Constantine II
List of British monarchs Succeeded by:
Indulf



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