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|Father||Malcolm (III, Scottish King 1058-1093)||Mother||Margaret (Granddaughter of Edmund Ironside)|
|Titles include||King of Scotland|
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|Father:||Malcolm (III, Scottish King 1058-1093) (b.1031 - d.1093)|
|Mother:||Margaret (Granddaughter of Edmund Ironside) ( - d.1093)|
Alexander (I, King of Scotland 1107-1124) (b.1077 - d.1124)
+Sybilla (of Normandy) (b.1092 - d.1122)
Alexander I founded this abbey on an island in the middle of the Forth river in Scotland. The Scottish king took refuge on the island in a storm and rewarded the hermit who looked after him with the foundation of a church.
The unity in Scotland was restored at the death of Alexander by David I who became King of Scots. During his reign the Scottish borders were extended to the River Tees, including all of Northumberland. (Was he assisted by the Knight Templar?)