Alexander III of Scotland

Alexander III (Medieval Scottish Gaelic: Alaxandair mac Alaxandair; Modern Gaelic: Alasdair mac Alasdair; 4 September 1241 – 19 March 1286) was King of Scots from 1249 until his death. He concluded the Treaty of Perth, by which Scotland acquired sovereignty over the Western Isles and the Isle of Man. His heir, Margaret, Maid of Norway, died before she could be crowned.

Alexander III
Coronation of King Alexander on Moot Hill, Scone. He is being greeted by the ollamh rígh, the royal poet, who is addressing him with the proclamation "Benach De Re Albanne" (= Beannachd Dé Rígh Alban, "God Bless the King of Scotland"); the poet goes on to recite Alexander's genealogy. By Alexander's side is Maol Choluim II, Earl of Fife holding the sword.
King of Scots
Reign6 July 1249 – 19 March 1286
Coronation13 July 1249
PredecessorAlexander II
Born4 September 1241
Roxburgh Castle, Roxburghshire
Died19 March 1286(1286-03-19) (aged 44)
Kinghorn Ness, Fife
Burial29 March 1286
(m. 1251; died 1275)

(m. 1285)
Margaret, Queen of Norway
Alexander, Prince of Scotland
FatherAlexander II
MotherMarie de Coucy