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David II, King of Scotland

Male 1324 - 1371  (46 years)


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  • Name David II  
    Suffix King of Scotland 
    Born 5 Mar 1324  Dunfermline Abbey, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1371  Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I23847  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 

    Father Robert de Brus, King of Scotland,   b. 11 Jul 1274, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1329, Cardross, Dumbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth de Burgh,   d. 26 Oct 1327, Cullen, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1302  [2
    Family ID F14309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joan, Queen Consort of Scotland,   b. 5 Jul 1321, Tower of London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1362  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1328  Berwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F14311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Drummond,   d. Aft 31 Jan 1375 
    Married Bef Feb 1364  [3
    Divorced Abt 20 Mar 1370  [3
    Notes 
    • According to The Scots Peerage, after the death of David II, his ex-wife Margaret persuaded the Church to annul their divorce, which accomplishment "seriously disturbed the mind of Scotland."
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F14310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing).

    2. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    3. [S800] The Scots Peerage, Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom. Ed. James Balfour Paul. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904-1914.