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'''Constantine III''' was the son of [[Cuilean]], and succeeded his cousin, [[Kenneth II]] on the [[Scotland|Scottish]] [[throne]], in 995.
 
'''Constantine III''' was the son of [[Cuilean]], and succeeded his cousin, [[Kenneth II]] on the [[Scotland|Scottish]] [[throne]], in 995.
   
His reign only covered 3 years, to 997; he is said to have married, but deatils are unknown, and he does not appear to have had an heir.
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His reign only covered 3 years, to 997; he is said to have married, but details are unknown, and he does not appear to have had an heir.
   
 
On his death, in 997, a distant cousin, [[Kenneth III]], succeeded to the [[throne]], and there is some indication that he was murdered (as appears to have been the pattern among his predecessors), rather than dying in battle.
 
On his death, in 997, a distant cousin, [[Kenneth III]], succeeded to the [[throne]], and there is some indication that he was murdered (as appears to have been the pattern among his predecessors), rather than dying in battle.

Latest revision as of 17:08, 20 October 2006

Constantine III was the son of Cuilean, and succeeded his cousin, Kenneth II on the Scottish throne, in 995.

His reign only covered 3 years, to 997; he is said to have married, but details are unknown, and he does not appear to have had an heir.

On his death, in 997, a distant cousin, Kenneth III, succeeded to the throne, and there is some indication that he was murdered (as appears to have been the pattern among his predecessors), rather than dying in battle.


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Scottish kings

Constantine III

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Preceded by
Kenneth II
Reigned
995-997
Succeeded by
Kenneth III