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Alexander II
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Born in Haddington, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 24th of August 1198
Died on 8th of July 1249

Born 1198. Died 1249 - King of Scotland from 1214.


The son of William I, he succeeded to the throne as King of Scotland in 1214. He supported the English Barons against King John, and later signed a peace treaty with Henry III and married his eldest sister Joan (1221). His reign represented an important landmark in the making of the Scottish kingdom.

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