John Balliol was born in 1248, most probably at Barnard Castle, he was the son of John, Baron Balliol, ( the founder of Balliol College, Oxford) and his wife Devorguilla of Galloway, and through his mother derived his claim to the throne of Scotland, .
Are you a descendant of Irish King Niall of the Nine Hostages?
Millions of people around the world today are descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages, the legendary 5th century A.D. High King of Ireland. Wherever the Irish settled, also live Niall’s posterity…
Niall Noígíallach (Old Irish "having nine hostages"), or in English, Niall of the Nine Hostages, son of Eochaid Mugmedón, was an Irish king, the ancestor of the Uí Néill family that dominated Ireland from the 6th to 10th centuries. The rise of the Uí Néill dynasties and their conquests in Ulster and Leinster are not reliably recorded and have been the subject of considerable study and attempts to reconstruct them.
Eochaid I "The Fair," King of Dalriada
aka Eochaid Buide ("The Yellow-Haired"), King of Picts and Dalriada, Eochu Buide, Eochaid mac Aidan, Eugene IV In Gaelic, Eochaid = Euwen, Ewen, Owain Son of: King Aidan mac Gabhran Born: ca. 583 Christened: 605 A.D. Married: Spouse and Year Unknown Reigned: 608 - 629 A.D. Died: 630 A.D. Buried: Ilcomkill, Scotland From Mike Ashley's Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens p. 199 "According to Admonan's Life of Columba, Columba identified Eochaid as the successor to Aedan mac Gabhran, even…
Scottish Kings and Queens - Historical Timeline - ArtiFact :: Encyclopedia of Everything Art, Antiques & Collectibles
Alpín MacEchdach ( 825 – 834 ) 831 – Diarmait of Iona goes to Ireland with relics of St Columba 834 – Alpín MacEchdach killed in Galloway. His son Kenneth succeeds him. Kenneth MacAlpin ( 834 – 859 ) 834 – Kenneth succeeds his father Alpin MacEchdach 839 – Eóganan mac Óengusa and his brother […]
Niall of the Nine Hostages
Niall of the Nine Hostages. 360 likes. Niall Noígíallach, or in English, Niall of the Nine Hostages, was a prehistoric Irish king, the ancestor of the Uí...
Murchison Memorial (Murchison's Monument) - Scotlandguides
This memorial is on the way to Kyle of Lochalsh. The Murchison Memorial (sometimes called the Murchison’s Monument) is one of the attractions on the drive along Lochalsh in Scotland on the road to Kyle of Lochalsh and the Isle of Skye. The perfect place to take photographs of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge. Be sure to wear good walking shoes, although it is not a long walk, if it has been raining it can be quite slippy. Leaving from Kyle and heading towards Dornie, you will pass Murchinsons…
[Portrait of Mahala Murchison]
Photograph of Mahala Murchison in a dress and apron, posed out-of-doors. A man is standing beside her, but only partially visible. A fence and several trees are in the background.