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Alpin macEochaid

Alpin macEochaid. (Alpin of Kintyre)(Alpin II). King of Scotland. [Ancestors].
Born about 778 in Scotland; son of EOCHAID mac Aeda (Achaias) and Fergusa .

Alpín appears in the synchronisms as king of Alba (i.e., Dál Riata), succeeding a king Eoganán and being succeeded by another king of that name ["... & Aedh & Eoghanan & Ailpin mac Echach & Eoghanan & Cinaeth mac Ailpin, in cet-rig rogab rige Sgoinde do Gaidhelaib." Boyle (1971), 177; see also Thurneysen (1933), 91, where the same entries read "Aed mac Boanta, Eoganan mac Oengusa, Alpin, is e cetri ro gab rige Scoine do Gaidelaib." and it is clear that words have been omitted from the latter recension, due to the copyist's eye skipping from one occurrence of the name Alpin to the next]. The so-called "Latin Lists" of kings of Dál Riata have reshuffled many entries, with the result that it is not clear whether the three year reign attributed to a king Alpín was intended for the present Alpín or an eighth century namesake. However, the statement of these versions that a king Alpín died while fighting in Galloway probably refers to this Alpín ["Alpin fil. Heoghed annuine. 3 an. Hic occisus est in Gallwathia, postquam eam penitus destruxit et devastavit." Regnal List "F", similarly in List "D" and List "I", KKES 265, 271, 282]. Alpín's predecessor Eoganán mac Óengusa died in 839 [AU (s.a. 838)], and Alpín's son Cináed (Kenneth), who died in 858, is said to have ruled in Dál Riata for two years before a sixteen year rule over the Picts, so the length of the reigns of Alpín and his successor, the second Eoganán, cannot have been long [See Anderson (1982)]. (S10).

Alpin acceded to the throne and died in the same year. (S?).

He died 20 July 834, killed fighting the Picts at Galloway.

CHILDREN of Alpin macEochaid:


Alpin mac Eochaid
Kenneth macAlpin, King of Scotland
Constantine I, King of Scotland
Donald II, King of Scotland.  
Malcolm I, King of Scotland
Kenneth II, King of Scotland
Malcolm II, King of Scotland
Bethoc (Beatrix) and Crinan the Thane
Duncan I, The Gracious
Malcolm III, Caenmore, married Margarethe
Edith.  She married HENRY I, King of England.    
Matilda. (Maud) md (1) Henry V of Germany.        
HENRY II, King of England, md Ida.              
William I Longspee md Ela Fitzpatrick.           
William II Longspee md Idonie de Camville.        
Ela Longspee md James de Audley.                  
Hugh de Audley md  Isolde de Mortimer.            
Hugh de Audley md  Margaret de Clare.           
Margaret de Audley.   md Ralph de Stafford.      
Hugh Stafford.  md Philippa de Beauchamp.         
Edmund Stafford.  md Anne of Gloucester.        
Humphrey Stafford.  md Anne Neville.            
Margaret Stafford md Robert Dunham.             
John Dunham md Elizabeth Bowett.                
John Dunham II md Jean Thorland.                 
John Dunham III md Benedict Folgamsee.           
Ralph Dunham.  He married Elizabeth Wentworth.    
Thomas Dunham. He married Jane Bromley.          
John Dunham Sr.. He married Susanna Kenney/Keno.  
John Dunham Jr..  He married Mary.                
Mary Dunham. She married  James Hamblin.          
Elkenah Hamblin.  He married Abigail Hamblin.     
Sylvanus Hamblin.  He married Dorcas Fish.        
Barnabus Hamblin.  He married Mary Bassett.      
Isaiah Hamblin.  He married Daphne Haynes.       
Jacob Vernon Hamblin md Sarah Priscilla Leavitt. 
Ella Ann Hamblin md Warren Moroni Tenney.         
Clive Vernon Tenney md Minnie Williams
Mildred Ella Tenney = Glenn Russell Handy
Deborah Lee Handy and Rodney Allen Morris