King Donald III (Domnall mac Donnchada) of Scots 2815
- Born: 1033 2815
- Died: 1099 at age 66 2815
Noted events in his life were:
• Hiding in Ireland, 1040-1057. 2815 Following his father's death, Donald went into hiding in Ireland for 17 years, for fear that he would be killed by Macbeth. His elder brother, Malcolm, went to England. It was during this time that Malcolm's grandfather, Crinan of Dunkeld, who was married to Malcolm II's daughter, was killed fighting Macbeth. When Malcolm grew to manhood, he overthrew Macbeth and became the new king. Donald was 24 years old at that time.
• King, 1093-May 1094. 2815 Donald succeeded his brother Malcomb as King after Malcomb and his designeated successor, his son Edward, were both killed at the battle of Alnwick.