Saint Margaret of Scotland, also known as Margaret of Wessex, was an English princess and a Scottish queen. Margaret was sometimes called "The Pearl of Scotland". Born in exile in the Kingdom of Hungary, she was the sister of Edgar Ætheling, the uncrowned Anglo-Saxon claimant on the throne of England after the death of Harold II. Margaret and her family returned to the Kingdom of England in 1057, but fled to the Kingdom of Scotland following the Norman conquest of England in 1066. By the end of
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Saint Margaret of Scotland (c. 1045 - 16 November 1093) was married to Malcolm III of Scotland. She was the mother of David I of Scotland, Alexander I of Scotland and Edgar. She was the daughter of Edward the Exile, and the granddaughter of Edmund Ironside. She was probably born in Hungary. Margaret died four days after her husband.
Saint Margaret of Scotland (1045–1093), Queen consort of Malcolm III Margaret of Scotland, Countess of Kent (1193-1259), who married Hubert de Burgh, Earl of Kent Lady Margaret of Huntingdon (died before 1228), daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon, married Alan of Galloway Margaret of England (1240–1275), Queen consort of Alexander III
The church is dedicated to Saint Margaret of Scotland, an Anglo-Saxon princess who was born in exile in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 11th century and is the most famous Hungarian saint in the United Kingdom. Margaret was the daughter of the English prince Edward the Exile, and granddaughter of Edmund Ironside, King of England.
Saint Margaret the Virgin of Antioch (died 304) Saint Margaret of Scotland (c. 1045–1093) Saint Margaret of England (died 1192) Saint Margaret of Hungary (1242–1271) Saint Margaret of Cortona (1247–1297) Saint Margaret the Barefooted (1325–1395) Saint Rita of Cascia (1381–1457) Saint Margaret Clitherow (1556–1586) Saint Margaret Ward (died 1588)
Saint Margaret of Scotland (c. 1045 – 16 November 1093) was an English princess of the House of Wessex, the sister of Edgar Ætheling. Margaret and her family fled to Scotland following the Norman conquest of England of 1066. Around 1070 Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland.
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Matilda of Scotland. Matilda of Scotland (originally christened Edith, 1080 – 1 May 1118), also known as Good Queen Maud or Matilda of Blessed Memory, was Queen of England and Duchess of Normandy as the first wife of King Henry I. She acted as regent of England on several occasions in her husband's absence. Daughter of the King Malcolm III of Scotland and Princess- Saint Margaret of Wessex, Matilda was sent to be educated in a convent in southern England, where her aunt Cristina was abbess.
Saint Margaret (c. 1045 – 16 November 1093), was the sister of Edgar Ætheling, the short-ruling and uncrowned Anglo-Saxon King of England. She married Malcolm III, King of Scots, becoming his Queen consort.
Margaret is said to have been unhappy in Scotland, and created some tensions between England and Scotland by writing to her family in England that she was poorly treated in Scotland. Because of their age, it was not considered suitable for the royal couple to have sexual intercourse.
William of Saint-Clair accompanied Saint Margaret of Scotland, daughter of Edward the Exile to Scotland in 1068, where she eventually married Malcolm III of Scotland. In return for his efforts, the king supposedly granted Sinclair the barony of Roslin , Scotland "in free heritage".