William I "the Lion" ( known in Gaelic as Uilliam Garm1 or William the Rough), (1142/1143 - December 4, 1214) reigned as King of Scotland from 1165 to 1214. His reign was the longest in Scottish history before the Act of Union with England in 1707. He became King following his brother Malcolm IV's death on 9 December 1165 and was crowned on 24 ...
Aug 23, 2023 · William 'the Lion'. William the Lion (Mediaeval Gaelic: Uilliam mac Eanric; Modern Gaelic: Uilleam mac Eanraig), sometimes styled William I, also known by the nickname Garbh, "the Rough",  (c. 1143 – 4 December 1214) reigned as King of the Scots from 1165 to 1214.
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Name: King William I (The Lion) of Scotland Father: Henry, Earl of Northumberland Mother: Ada de Warenne House of: Canmore Born: c. 1142/43 Ascended to the throne: December 9, 1165 Crowned: December 2 …
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Parents and Siblings Malcolm – • Male Siblings (1) King William the Lion of Scotland 1138– • Male Name Meaning William Probably the most successful of all the Old French names of Germanic origin that were introduced to England by the Normans. It is derived from Germanic wil ‘will, desire’ + helm ‘helmet, protection’.
William's personal banner, from which he got his nickname, featured a red lion rampant on a yellow field. This banner is still recognised and known today, as the royal standard of Scotland. Scottish Monarch. Known as "The Lion", he was the son of Henry, Earl of Hungtingdon and Adelicia de Warenne, and a grandson of King David I.
When William 'The Lion' King of Scotland was born on 4 December 1143, in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Henry of Scotland, Earl of Huntingdon, was 29 and his mother, Adelaine "Ada" de Warenne, was 23.