Gillebridge Gilledomanson
(Abt 1060-)
Somerled II Gillebrideson King Of Scotland
(Abt 1098-Abt 1164)


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Ragnhild Olafsdatter

Somerled II Gillebrideson King Of Scotland

  • Born: Abt 1098, Kintyre, Scotland
  • Marriage: Ragnhild Olafsdatter
  • Died: Abt 1164, Renfrew, Scotland about age 66
  • Buried: Abt 1164, Kintyre, Scotland

  General Notes:

Somerled II married Ragnhild Olavsdatter in Scotland, 1140. Ragnhild
is the daughter of Olaf "The Red" King Godfredson and Ingebord
Haakonsdatter. Known as Somerled II, King of the Morven district in
the Hebridies, (Sunderoerne.). King of Argyll, Kintyre, Bute and
Arran. Name means Solomon. Rex Insularum, Somhairle Mor
Assumed title of Thane of Argyll. The Clan Donald is known as the Clan
Cholla or Siol Chuinn. Descended from the Conn of a hundred fights
High King of Ireland who swayed the sceptre of Tara in the second
century. Descendents of Colla Uais a later High King of Ireland.
Fergus Mor the son of Erc, one of the three brothers who in the sixth
century, founded the Scottish kingdom of Dalriada, was according to
the Albanic Duan and the MS. of 1450, fourth in descent from Colla
Uais. Dmnagart the elder son of Fergus, was the ancestor of Kenneth
MacAlpine and the succeeding line of Scottish Kings. Godfrey the
younger son, is claimed as the progenitor of the line from which the
Clan Donald sprang from, and was known in his days as the Toshach of
the Isles.

Somerled married Ragnhild Olafsdatter, daughter of Olaf "The Red King" Bitling King Of The Isle Of Man and Ingeborg Håkonsdatter. (Ragnhild Olafsdatter was born about 1117 in Isle of Man.)

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