|Crínan MAC DONNCHADA, abb Duine Caillenn
Crínan MAC DONNCHADA, abb Duine Caillenn
- Born: Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland
- Married: Abt 1000, Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland
- Died: 1045, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland
Other names for Crínan were Albanach and Grimus.
The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.
Abthane of Dule. Lay abbot of Dunkeld. Steward of the Western Isles. Mormaer of Atholl.
He was killed fighting King Macbeth. The Annals of Ulster record that "Crónán abbot of Dún Caillen" was killed in 1045 in "a battle between the Scots themselves". The Annals of Tigernach record that “Crínan abbot of Dunkeld” was killed in 1045 in “a battle between the men of Scotland on one road”. 1
Crínan married Bethóc INGEN MAÍL COLUIM, Lady of Atholl, daughter of Mael-Coluim II MAC CINÁEDA, King of the Scots and Unknown, about 1000 in Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy: Medlands: Crinan.