Bridei III

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Bridei III
King of the Picts
Pictish Stone at Aberlemno Church Yard - Battle Scene Detail.jpg
Reign672-693
PredecessorDrest VI
SuccessorTaran
Born616
Probably Northern or Eastern Scotland
Died693 (aged 76-77)
Probably Northern or Eastern Scotland

Bridei III (616-693) was King of the Picts from 672 until 693,[1] he defeated the Northumbrian king Ecgfrith and killed him at the Battle of Nechtansmere in 685.

References[change | change source]

  1. Woolf, "Pictish matriliny reconsidered", pp. 160–162.