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Edgar,b.1074, was the eldest surviving son of [[Malcolm III (1057-1093)|Malcolm III]] and became king of [[Scotland]] following the death of his father and elder brother at [[Alnwich]] then the murder of his half-brother, [[Duncan II (1094)|Duncan II]]. Edgar had a remarkably peaceful reign, but also had to make the difficult choice of ceding control of the [[Hebrides]] to the king of [[Norway]]. Edgar was also close friends with the English king, [[William II]] who had helped him obtain the throne. Edgar's sister, Matilda, married [[Henry I]] of England.
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Edgar,b.1074, was the eldest surviving son of [[Malcolm III (1057-1093)|Malcolm III]] and became king of [[Scotland]] following the death of his father and elder brother at [[Alnwick]] then the murder of his half-brother, [[Duncan II (1094)|Duncan II]]. Edgar had a remarkably peaceful reign, but also had to make the difficult choice of ceding control of the [[Hebrides]] to the king of [[Norway]]. Edgar was also close friends with the English king, [[William II]] who had helped him obtain the throne. Edgar's sister, Matilda, married [[Henry I]] of England.
  
 
[[Category:Scottish Monarchs]]
 
[[Category:Scottish Monarchs]]

Revision as of 00:15, 20 January 2013

Edgar,b.1074, was the eldest surviving son of Malcolm III and became king of Scotland following the death of his father and elder brother at Alnwick then the murder of his half-brother, Duncan II. Edgar had a remarkably peaceful reign, but also had to make the difficult choice of ceding control of the Hebrides to the king of Norway. Edgar was also close friends with the English king, William II who had helped him obtain the throne. Edgar's sister, Matilda, married Henry I of England.