King of Mann and the Isles


King of Mann and the Isles

The King of Mann and the Isles ruled over the Orkneys, Shetland, Hebrides and the Isle of Man, known collectively as the Kingdom of Mann and the Isles.

Kings of Mann and the Isles

Independent kingdom (before 870)

*Tutgual (c.467)
*Dingat
*Senyllt ap Dingat (c.510)
*Neithon (c.530)
*Anllech (c.590)
*Mermin Mawr (c.630)
*Anaraud Gwalchcrwn (c.650)
*Iudgual (c.690)
*Sandde (c.690)
*Guriat (c.750)
*Merfyn Frych (780–836)
*Godred I MacFergus, Lord of the Hebrides (836-853)
*Ketil Flatnose (853-866)

ub-kings under Norse-Dublin rule (870-902)

:"The Island was subject to the Kings of Dublin
*Caitill Find Tryggvi (870-880)
*Asbjorn Skerjablesi (880-899)
*"Direct Dublinian rule" (900-902)

ub-kings under Scandinavian-York rule (902-942)

:"The Island was subject to the Kings of Jórvík
*"Direct Jórvík rule" (902-921)
*Gibhleachan (921-937)
*Mac Ragnall (937-942)

ub-kings under Norse-Dublin rule (942-989)

:"The Island was subject to the Kings of Dublin
*Magnus I MacHarald (972-977)
*Godred II (977-989)

ub-kings under Norse-Orkney rule (989-1014)

:"The Island was subject to the Earls of Orkney
*Harald I (989-999)
*Godred III (999-1000)
*Ragnald I Godredson (1000-1005)
*Kenneth Godredson (1005-1014)

ub-kings under Norse-Dublin rule (1014-1079)

:"The Island was subject to the Kings of Dublin
*Sven Kennethson (1014-1034)
*Harald II Svarte the Black (1034-1052)
*"Direct Dublinian rule": Margad Ragnallson (1052-1061)
*"Direct Dublinian rule": Murchad (1061-1070)
*Fingal Godredson (1070-1079)

Kings as suzerains of Norway (1079-1164)

:"The Kings of Mann and the Isles were vassals of the Kings of Norway.
*Godred IV Crovan (1079-1095)
*"Direct Norwegian rule": Magnus III of Norway (1095-1102)
*"Direct Norwegian rule": Sigurd I of Norway (1102-1103)
*Lagman (1103-1104)
*Olaf I Bitling the Red (1104-1153)
*Godred V the Black (1153-1158)
*Somerled (1158-1164)

Independent kingdom (1164-1226)

*Ragnald III (1164)
*Godred V the Black "reinstated" (1164-1187)
*Ragnald IV (1187-1226)

Kings as suzerains of Scotland (1226-1237)

:"The King of Mann and the Isles was a vassal of the King of Scots, Alexander II.
*Olaf II (1226-1237)

Break-up of the Kingdom of Mann and the Isles

In 1237, the Scottish isles broke away from the Isle of Man and became an independent kingdom, before being ceded to the Scottish crown in 1265 by the Treaty of Perth.

:"See King of Mann and Lord of the Isles".

References

* "Handbook of British Chronology", Cambridge University Press 1986
* "The Chronicles of Mann"

ee also

*King of Mann
*Lord of the Isles
*Earl of Orkney
*Lord of Mann
*Kings of Dublin
*Kings of Jorvik
*Lords of Galloway
*Duke of Argyll


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