Manage episode 307055927 series 2829174
Saint Margaret of Scotland was an 11th century Queen of Scotland known for her piety and great acts of charity. She was a princess from the English House of Wessex, which was deposed when William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066 and took the throne. Saint Margaret and her family then fled to Scotland, where she married the Scottish King Malcolm III. Queen Margaret was known throughout Scotland for her kindness and love toward the poor, and for the strengthening the Christian faith in her adopted homeland by promoting more rigorous religious observance.