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) (b.1080 - d.1118) | +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) | | =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) | =David (Earl of Huntingdon) ( - d.1219) =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)
Edgar the Aetheling took refuge with Malcolm III in Scotland along with his sister Margaret. Malcolm and Margaret were married in the same year.
The Abbey of Dunfermline was founded by Malcolm III, King of the Scots and his wife Margaret.
Margaret of Scotland died only days after her son and husband had been killed at Alnwick.
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?