Donald Bane

Donald 'Bane' succeeded his brother Malcolm, but after six months was deposed by his nephew Duncan, the eldest son of Malcolm III., in May 1094.

Donald 'Bane' after the death of his nephew Duncan, ascended the throne for the second time, but after the expiry of three years was deposed by his nephew Edgar, who imprisoned him and deprived him of his eyesight. He died at Rescobie, though in what year is not known, leaving an only child:--
  • Bethoc, who was married to Huctred of Tynedale, by whome she had a daughter,
    • Hextilda, married to Richard Comyn; their great-great-grandson John Comyn was a Competitor of the Scottish crown in 1291. She married, secondly, Malcolm, second Earl of Atholl.


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