Aedh

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Aedh, known also as Ethus, Whitefoot or Swiftfoot, was king of Scotland between 876, succeeding his brother Constantine I, and 878 when he died in battle.

He was married, but his wife is unknown to history. His son, Constantine ruled Scotland from 900 to 943; another son, Donald, became King of Strathclyde in 908CE.

Aedh has been implicated, by legend, in the murder of his brother, and is believed to have died, if not at the hand then at the instigation, of his cousin, Eochaid, who succeeded him, in co-rulership with an even-more-distant cousin, Giric (who may actually have been the one who killed Aedh).

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Scottish kings

Aedh

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Preceded by
Constantine I
Reigned
876-878
Succeeded by
Giric / Eochaid