Malcolm IV


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Malcolm IV,

1141–65, king of Scotland (1153–65), grandson and successor of David IDavid I,
1084–1153, king of Scotland (1124–53), youngest son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Scotland. During the reign of his brother Alexander I, whom he succeeded, David was earl of Cumbria, ruling S of the Clyde and Forth rivers.
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. On his accession the young king was at once faced with a rebellion of the western Gaels, supported by the Norse, which he put down. Henry II of England insisted he give up his claim to Northumbria in 1157 in return for a re-grant of the earldom of Huntingdon, which was largely useless to the Scottish kings because of its distance from Scotland. Malcolm fought on Henry's behalf in France (1159) and, on his return, completed the subjection of Galloway. He was succeeded by his brother William the Lion.
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Their chat inspired Cash to research his family tree, disclosing that his kin hailed from Strathmiglo in Fife in the 12th century when the niece of Malcolm IV (1153-1165) - who was named Cash or Cashel - married the Earl of Fife.
This stood until 1165, when Malcolm IV, under threat of Henry II, gave up his southern boundary of Northumberland, returning to Berwick.
Then, in 1160, there was the so-called "revolt of the earls" against David's successor, his grandson Malcolm IV (1153-65), at Perth, in which Fergus, Lord of Galloway (d.
Indeed, the episode may well be related to the ongoing colonization of Moray by King Malcolm IV, in which case opposition remains a possibility.
JOHNNY Cash became "obsessed" with his Scottish roots after discovering his family was connected to King Malcolm IV of Scotland.
The connection was traced back to when the niece of Malcolm IV (1153-65) - who was named Cash or Cashel - married the Earl of Fife.
But the family can trace their roots right back to 12th century king of Scotland Malcolm IV.
At rival auctioneers Spinks, also in London, a penny from the reign of King Malcolm IV (1153-1165) fetched pounds 6900.
When David died, his grandson, Malcolm IV, took the throne.
1153: David dies, ironically, in Carlisle and the new king is Malcolm IV.
Johnny then traced his Scots ancestors back to 1160 and the Earl of Fife, who married King Malcolm IV of Scotland's niece Ada .