Margaret , Maid of Norway
m. 31 Aug 1281
- Margaret , Maid of Norway
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Margaret (9 April 1283 – 26 September 1290) was a Norwegian princess who reigned as Queen of Scots from 1286 until her death. Her death while traveling to Scotland sparked off the disputed succession which led to the Wars of Scottish Independence.
She was the daughter of King Eric II of Norway and Margaret, daughter of King Alexander III of Scotland. Margaret was born in Tønsberg. Her mother died in childbirth.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Margaret, Maid of Norway, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 MARGARET, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.