AFTER that the corps of king Aidan was buried in Colmekill, the nobles of the realme
Kenethus Keir crowned king of Scots.
assembled togither in Argile, about the election of a new king. Where, by the generall voices
of them all, Kenethus Keir the sonne of Conwall (sometime king of the Scotishmen, as before
is mentioned) was now proclamed king, and crowned according to the maner; but the liued
Kenethus Keir dieth of the cough of the lungs.
not past foure moneths after, but died of a catarrhike rheume falling down into the windpipe,
and so stopping vp his lights and lungs. He deliuered as it were the possession of his
kingdome, by way of surrendring the same, into the hands of Eugenius sonne to king Aidan,
Eugenius the fourth of that name.
by consent of all the nobles, a little before he died, for that it was knowen he had a right
therevnto after the deceasse of Kenethus.