King Malcolm II ... reigned from 1005 to 1034 and was the last king in the direct male line to descend from Kenneth MacAlpine, who united the Scots and Picts in 843 A.D. and is considered the founder of Scotland. One of Malcolm's three daughters, Bethoc, married Crinan, the secular hereditary Abbot of Dunkeld. Through her, the Abbot's son [Duncan] was installed by Malcolm as the King of Cumbria in 1018. After Malcolm II's murder by his nobles
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WARLORDS AND HOLY MEN: SCOTLAND AD 80-1000, (Edinburgh, 1989), 175-238.
A. A. M Duncan briefly covers the events of the early eleventh
century in SCOTLAND: THE MAKING OF A KINGDOM, (Edinbburgh, Mercat Press, 1975-1992), pp. 96-100.
D. P. Kirby deals with the topic of Moray's relationship to the
rest of Scotland in 'Moray prior to c. 1100' pp. 20-21 in A HISTORICAL
ATLAS OF SCOTLAND c. 400 -c. 1000, (Atlas Commitee of the Conference of Scottish Medievalists, 1975).