Margaret (Granddaughter of Edmund Ironside)

 Born     Born At  
 Died  Nov 1093   Buried At  
 Father  Edward (The Exile)   Mother  Agatha (of Brunswick)
Sister of Edgar the Aetheling and married to Malcolm III, King of Scotland. Edgar had rebelled against William the Conqueror and had been forced to find safety at the court of Malcolm III, King of the Scots. Margaret had accompanied Edgar to Scotland. Malcolm was happy to assist Edgar and other Lords in the attempts to take land back from the Normans. Margaret was deeply religious and founded many churches including Dunfermline Abbey. Certain miracles are supposed to have occurred during her lifetime and after her death she was canonised and later made a patron saint of Scotland.

Family Tree Details
Father: Edward (The Exile) (b.1016 - d.1057)
Mother: Agatha (of Brunswick)
Margaret (Granddaughter of Edmund Ironside) ( - d.1093)
+Malcolm (III, Scottish King 1058-1093) (b.1031 - d.1093) =Edmund (of Scotland) =Edgar (King of Scotland 1097-1107) ( - d.1107) =Alexander (I, King of Scotland 1107-1124) (b.1077 - d.1124) | +Sybilla (of Normandy) (b.1092 - d.1122) =Matilda Edith (of Scotland) | +Henry (I, King of England 1100-1135) (b.1068 - d.1135) | =William (Adelin) (b.1103 - d.1120) | =Matilda (Daughter of Henry I) (b.1102 - d.1167) | +Geoffrey (Plantagenet, 'The Fair', Count of Anjou) ( - d.1151) | | =Henry (II, King of England 1154-1189) (b.1133 - d.1189) | | | +Eleanor (of Aquitaine) (b.1122 - d.1204) | | | | =William (b.1153 - d.1156) | | | | =Henry ('the Young King') (b.1155 - d.1183) | | | | =Matilda (b.1156 - d.1189) | | | | =Richard (I, King of England 1189-1199) (b.1157 - d.1199) | | | | =Geoffrey (Duke of Brittany) (b.1158 - d.1186) | | | | =Eleanor (of England) (b.1162 - d.1214) | | | | =Joan (of England, Queen of Sicily) (b.1165 - d.1199) | | | | =John (King of England 1199-1216) (b.1167 - d.1216) | | | +Illegitimate | | | =Plantagenet, Geoffrey (Archbishop of York) | | | =Longsword, William | | =Geoffrey (VI of Anjou) | | =William (Count of Paitin) (b.1136 - d.1164) | +Henry (V of Germany) =David (I, King of Scotland 1124-1153) (b.1085 - d.1153) | +Matilda (Wife of David I) | =Henry (Earl of Huntingdon) ( - d.1152) | +Warenne, Ada de | =Malcolm (IV, Scottish King 1153-1165) (b.1142 - d.1165) | =William (I, the Lion, King of Scotland 1165-1214) ( - d.1214) | | +Beaumont, Ermengarde de ( - d.1233) | | =Alexander (II, King of Scotland 1198-1249) (b.1198 - d.1249) | | =Margaret (Daughter of William I of Scotland) ( - d.1259) | | =Isabella (Daughter of William I of Scotland) | | =Marjorie (Daughter of William I of Scotland) ( - d.1244) | =David (Earl of Huntingdon) ( - d.1219) | +Matilda (of Chester) | =Margaret (of Huntingdon) ( - d.1228) | =Isabella (of Huntingdon) ( - d.1251) =Mary (of Scotland) (b.1084 - d.1116) +Eustace (III, Count of Boulogne) (b.1089 - d.1125) =Matilda (of Boulogne) ( - d.1152) +Stephen (of Blois, king of England 1135-1154) (b.1100 - d.1154) =Baldwin (of Boulogne) (b.1126 - d.1135) =Eustace (IV, Count of Boulogne) ( - d.1153) +Constance (Countess of Toulouse) ( - d.1176)

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YearMonthEvent
1070   Dunfermline Abbey founded
 The Abbey of Dunfermline was founded by Malcolm III, King of the Scots and his wife Margaret. 
1093 Nov 16  Death of Margaret of Scotland
 Margaret of Scotland died only days after her son and husband had been killed at Alnwick. 

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