Alexander II, King of Scots

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Alexander II, King of Scots, son of William I "the Lion," King of Scotland and Ermengarde de Beaumont, was born at Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, 24 August 1198.1 He died at Kerrera, Scotland, 8 July 1249,2 and was buried at Melrose Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland.2

Alexander married (1) Joan of England, daughter of John "Lackland," King of England and Isabel of Angoulême, at York, Yorkshire, England, 19 June 1221;1 he married (2) Marie de Coucy, whose ancestry is not traced here.3 He also had at at least one unknown mistress.4

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Family 1


Family 2

Joan of England b. 22 Jul 1210, d. 4 Mar 1237/38

Family 3

Marie de Coucy d. 1284
  • Ermengarde of Scotland2 b. aft. 1239
  • Alexander III, King of Scots2 b. 4 Sep 1241, d. 19 Mar 1285/86
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  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:587 (Scotland 5), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:588 (Scotland 5).
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:538 (Brienne 8).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:589 (Scotland 5.i).