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Comment by Sharron Gunn on November 18th, 2010 at 7:38 pm

Dear Staff,

In the following text Queen Margaret, wife of Malcolm, later canonised, was confused with Margaret the ‘Maid of Norway’:

‘Malcolm III married Margaret, the sister of Edgar Ætheling, the deposed Anglo-Saxon
claimant to the throne of England. Margaret, known as the “Maid of Norway,” played
a major role in reducing the influence of Celtic Christianity. When her youngest son
David I later succeeded … ‘

They were two different people.

Queen and Saint Margaret lived from approximately AD 1045 until 1093:

The Maid of Norway, the granddaughter of Alexander III of Scotland, lived from 1283 until 1290; her death resulted in a profusion of heirs and ultimately the Scottish Wars of Independence.,_Maid_of_Norway

Sharron Gunn
MA (Hons) Scottish History & Celtic Studies
University of Glasgow

Comment by Jennifer Tanabe on November 19th, 2010 at 12:37 pm

Thank you for your feedback about the Margarets.
The article will be revised to correct the confusion.

Thank you again for your help in improving New World Encyclopedia.

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