Constantine was the son of Kenneth I, and succeeded his Uncle, Donald I.

The Norse invaded his kingdom several times, and he was killed in battle against them at Forgan, Fife in 877.

Image: The Duke of York hands over the Royal Warrant for the safe-keeping of the Stone of Destiny (or Scone) in the Great Hall in Edinburgh Castle in 1996. The stone was integral in the coronation of ancient Scottish kings.