714: Death of Saint Giles, patron saint of Edinburgh.
717: Nechtan mac Der-Ilei expels Ionan clergy from Pictland and adopts Roman usages with the aid of Bishop Curetn.
724-729: Drust and Nechtan mac Der-Ilei fight civil war
732: Death of Nechtan mac Der-Ilei; Oengus mac Fergusa becomes King of the Picts.
735: Oengus mac Fergusa, King of the Picts, campaigns against Dl Riata, and seizes and burns the royal centre of Dunadd
736: Battle of Cnoc Coirpi between Fortriu and Dl Riata
741: Battle of Druimm Cathmail between Fortriu and Dl Riata; the 'smiting of Dl Riata', in which Dl Riata is subdued by Oengus mac Fergusa
750: Picts defeated by Britons at the Battle of Catohic
756: Oengus mac Fergusa allied with the English of Northumbria attacks the Britons; the English army is destroyed
761: Death of Oengus mac Fergusa.
763: Battle takes place in Fortriu between Ciniod and Aed Find; result unknown.
778: Death of Aed Find, King of Dl Riata
794: Annals of Ulster report the 'wasting' of 'all the islands of Britain by gentiles [Vikings]'