St. Margaret of Scotland

St. Margaret of Scotland was born in Hungary circa 1045.The granddaughter of an English king, Margaret, along with her family, was exiled during an invasion of England. Her family ended up in Scotland when their ship crashed there. Scotland’s King Malcolm III helped the family. Margaret married the Scottish king in 1070 and had eight children. Margaret founded abbeys, worked for justice and aided the poor. She died Nov. 16, 1093, just a few days after her husband and son died. St. Margaret is patron saint of large families, queens, Scotland, death of children and widows.

Catholic Review

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