St. Margaret of Scotland


 
Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 11/16


Patron Of: Learning, Death Of Children, Large Families, Queens, Scotland, Widows

Memorial
    16 November
    formerly 10 June
    16 June in Scotland

Profile
    Granddaughter of King Edmund Ironside of England. Great-niece of Saint Stephen of Hungary. Born in Hungary while her family was in exile due to the Danish invasion of England, she still spent much of her youth in the British Isles. While fleeing the invading army of William the Conqueror in 1066, her family's ship wrecked on the Scottish coast. They were assisted by King Malcolm III Canmore of Scotland, whom Margaret married in 1070. Queen of Scotland. They had eight children, one of whom as Saint Maud, wife of Henry I. Margaret founded abbeys and used her position to work for justice and improved conditions for the poor.

Born
    c.1045 in Hungary

Died
    16 November 1093 at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, four days after her husband and son died in defense of the castle
    buried in front of the high altar at Dunfermline, Scotland
    relics later removed to a nearby shrine
    the bulk of her relics were destroyed in stages during the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution

Canonized
    1251 by Pope Innocent IV

Patronage
    death of children
    large families
    learning
    queens
    Scotland
    widows



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