- David I 'the Saint', King of Scotland was born between 1080 and 1085.3 He was the son of Malcolm III 'Caennmor', King of Scotland and Saint Margaret 'the Exile' (?).2 He married Maud of Northumberland, daughter of Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria and Huntingdon and Judith of Lens, circa 1113.3 He died on 24 May 1153.4 He was buried at Dunfermline Abbey, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.4
He gained the title of Prince David of Cumbria in 1107.3 As a result of his marriage, David I 'the Saint', King of Scotland was styled as Earl of Huntingdon circa 1113.3 As a result of his marriage, David I 'the Saint', King of Scotland was styled as Earl of Northampton circa 1113.3 He succeeded to the title of King David I of Scotland on 23 April 1124.3
This influential king established a basic form of central government; issued the first royal coinage; built the castle nuclei of Berwick, Edinburgh, and Stirling; and stengthened Angle-Norman aristocratic and feudal influence in Scotland. This followed his early years at the court of England's Henry I, David's brother-in-law, where he was 1st. Earl of Huntingdon. From 1136 David fought for his neice Matilda against Stephen in the English civil wars, and secured parts of Cumberland and Northumberland for himself. He modified Scottish Christianity (5 bishoprics founded) and established great Lowland abbeys on mainstream West Europeon lines. Succeeded by his grandson, Malcolm IV.
Children of David I 'the Saint', King of Scotland and Maud of Northumberland
Claricia of Scotland5
Hodierna of Scotland5
Malcolm of Scotland6 b. a 1113, d. c 1114
Henry of Huntingdon, Earl of Huntingdon+5 b. c 1114, d. 12 Jun 1152
[S106] Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online ftp://ftp.cac.psu.edu/genealogy/public_html/royal/index.html. Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website.
[S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, editor, American Presidential Families (London, U.K.: Alan Sutton and Morris Genealogical Books, 1994), page 45. Hereinafter cited as American Presidential Families.
[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 191. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 195.
[S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
[S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, volume 1, page 3.