Dubh, whose Gaelic name means 'black', was the son of Malcolm I.

He was twice challenged for the throne by Culen, and on the second occasion was killed in Moray in 967.

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.