Reigns of
Kings and Queens of Scotland

 

Monarch Relation to Predecessor Birth Dates of Reign Death
House of Alpin
Kenneth I     842 858  
Donald I brother   858 862  
Constantine I son of Kenneth I   862 876  
Aed brother   876 878  
Giric     878 889  
Eochaid (?) grandson of Kenneth I    
Donald II son of Constantine I   889 900  
Constantine II son of Aed   900 943,
abdicated
 952
Malcolm I son of Donald II   943 954  
Indulf son of Constantine I   954 962  
Duf son of Malcolm I   962 966  
Culén son of Indulf   966 971  
Kenneth II son of Malcolm I   971 995  
Constantine III son of Culén   995 997  
Kenneth III son of Duf   997 1005  
Giric (?) son of Constantine III    
Malcolm II son of Kenneth II   1005 1034  
House of Dunkeld
Duncan I grandson of Malcolm II   1034 1040  
House of Moray
Macbeth married granddaughter
of Kenneth II or III
  1040 1057  
Lulach son of Macbeth's wife   1057 1058  
House of Dunkeld
Malcolm III, Canmore son of Duncan I   1058 1093  
Donald Bane (III) brother   1093 1094,
deposed
 
Duncan II son of Malcolm III   1094 1094  
Donald III restored   1094,
restored
1097,
deposed
 
Edgar son of Malcolm III   1097 1107  
Alexander I brother   1107 1124  
Saint David I brother   1124 1153  
Malcolm IV, the Maiden grandson   1153 1165  
William I the Lion brother   1165 1214  
Alexander II son   1214 1249  
Alexander III son   1249 1286  
House of Norway
Margaret granddaughter of Alexander III   1286 1290  
interregnum   1290 1292  
House of Balliol
John grandson of Margaret,
a niece of William the Lion
  1202 1296,
deposed
1313
interregnum   1296 1306  
House of Bruce
Robert I great-grandson of Isabel,
a niece of William the Lion
  1306 1329  
David II son   1329 1371  
House of Balliol
Edward son of John. Rival claimant.   1332 1356,
abdicated
1364
House of Stewart
Robert II grandson of Robert I   1371 1390  
Robert III son   1390 1406  
James I son   1406 1437  
James II son   1437 1460  
James III son   1460 1488  
James IV son   1488 1513  
James V son   1513 1542  
Mary daughter   1542 1567,
deposed
1587
James VI son   1567 1625*  

* King of England from 1603 (as James I). For continuation, see reigns of Kings and Queens of Great Britain.

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