The group dates back to 1160 AD when King Malcolm IV
confirmed the lands of Innes on Berowald from Flanders.
Their chat inspired Cash to research his family tree, disclosing that his kin hailed from Strathmiglo in Fife in the 12th century when the niece of Malcolm IV
(1153-1165) - who was named Cash or Cashel - married the Earl of Fife.
This stood until 1165, when Malcolm IV
, under threat of Henry II, gave up his southern boundary of Northumberland, returning to Berwick.
As it turned out, however, David's only son, another Henry, died in 1152 and when David himself died at Carlisle the following year he was succeeded by his eldest grandson as Malcolm IV
. The accession of a boy of eleven immediately caused troubles with ambitious Scottish nobles and Henry II demanded the northern counties back.
Then, in 1160, there was the so-called "revolt of the earls" against David's successor, his grandson Malcolm IV
(1153-65), at Perth, in which Fergus, Lord of Galloway (d.
JOHNNY Cash became "obsessed" with his Scottish roots after discovering his family was connected to King Malcolm IV
Later kings who signed documents from the lodge included David I and his grandsons Malcolm IV
and William the Lion, followed by Alexander II and Alexander III in the thirteenth century.
But the family can trace their roots right back to 12thcentury king of Scotland, Malcolm IV
But the family can trace their roots right back to 12th century king of Scotland Malcolm IV
At rival auctioneers Spinks, also in London, a penny from the reign of King Malcolm IV
(1153-1165) fetched pounds 6900.