Drest X of the Picts


Drest X of the Picts
Drest X
King of the Picts
Reign 845–848
Predecessor Bridei VII
Successor Kenneth MacAlpin (Cináed mac Ailpín)
Father Uurad

Drest (Scottish Gaelic: Drust) was king of the Picts from before 845 until 848, a rival of Kenneth MacAlpin (Cináed mac Ailpín). According to the Pictish Chronicle, he was the son of Uurad.

The myth of MacAlpin's Treason was attached to a king named Drest, and it may be this king who is intended. He was the last king of the Picts.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Bridei VII
King of the Picts
before 845–848
Kenneth MacAlpin



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