Margaret "Atheling" Princess of England1 27th great grandmother
both Eastman and Morin lines
b. circa 1054, d. 16 November 1093, #22256
||Margaret Atheling Princess of England was also found as St. Margaret of Wessex.2
||Margaret Atheling Princess of England was also found as Saint Margaret.3
||Margaret was born circa 1054 possibly in at
Reke Castle in Mecseknadasd, Hungary. She was likley born after 1053 even tho some
sources give an earlier date. Her parents appear to have been married
||In 1057 she arrived at the English court of Edward
the Confessor. Nine years later she was in exile after William the
Conqueror defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings. She fled to
||In 1066 Margaret with her mother, brother and
sister left England for the "safety" of Scotland when William the
Conqueror invaded England. 9
||Margaret Atheling Princess of England married Malcolm III MacDuncan Cean-mohr, son of Duncan I King of Scotland and Ælflaed Sybil of Northumbria,
circa 1068 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Margaret was married against
her wishes to Malcolm. This was her first marriage and Malcolm's
second. Margaret was in her teens and Malcom was in his mid thirties.
She bore him 6 sons and 2 daughters. Her unlearned and boorish husband
grew daily more graceful and Christian under the queen's graceful
||Stained glass window image of Saint Margaret of Scotland in the small chapel at Edinburgh Castle.
||16 November 1093
|| Margaret died on 16 November 1093 at Scotland at
the age of 39. The cause of death is attributed to grief over the death
of her husband Malcolm and her oldest son, who were killed in battle
only a few days before.10,3,2,11,12 There is also a theory that she was ill before this battle.
||She was Canonised in 1250 and her feast day is 16th November.12
Wessex kings, online UK government.
Alex II of Scotland, online Leo van do Pas.
- [S10141] BigKings Pedigree, online Church Yard Genealogies, Dates not consistent.
Henry II, online Leo van de Pas.
David Faris and Doug Richardson, "Agatha by Faris and Richardson", date is not given, only that she was born in Hungary.
, Gives a birth date of 1046..
Download, C:\My Documents\Women in History of Scots Descent - St_ Margaret of Scotland.htm.
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