"It could be Robert the Bruce, it could be David I, it could be Malcolm III
Highland Games-type events were first referenced during the reign of King Malcolm III
(1057-1093), who summoned men to race up Craig Choinnich near Braemar to find a royal messenger.
St Andrew's Day has been celebrated in Scotland since the reign of Malcolm III
, in the 1000s.
Where in the North East was Malcolm III
of Scotland killed in 1093?
Tell me more: Hill running in Scotland began as a sport in the 11th century Highlands when King Malcolm III
ordered a race to the summit of Creag Choinnich, overlooking Braemar on Royal Deeside.
On this day: 1100 - Henry I of England marries Matilda of Scotland, the daughter of Malcolm III
of Scotland and a direct descendant of the Saxon king Edmund Ironside.
There are memorials throughout the town for members of the Percy family killed in Border wars and there is a cross near Broomhouse Hill marking the spot where Malcolm III
of Scotland was killed during the first Battle of Alnwick in 1093.
It covers the period from the arrival of the Anglo-Hungarian princess Margaret in Scotland and her marriage to King Malcolm III
, traditionally seen as the starting point of a process of change in northern Britain, to 1230 when the last dynastic rivals to the kingship of Margaret's descendants were finally eliminated.
The illustrious Margaret was but the consort of the King of Scots, Malcolm III
Bredehoft in which he argues that the annal for 1067 in Anglo-Saxon Chronicle manuscript D includes a previously unrecognized thirty-five-line poem about the marriage of Margaret of Wessex to Malcolm III
of Scotland in 1070.
It was during the reign of Malcolm III
, who overthrew Macbeth in 1058, that the first documented building, a hunting lodge, was recorded on the bleak volcanic crag which was to become the site of Edinburgh Castle.
You would not know from Shakespeare, but he ruled from 1040, when he defeated King Duncan I at Elgin, until 1057 when Duncan's son, Malcolm III
, defeated him at Lumphanan, where Macbeth died.