Category Archives: Medieval History

Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland

The marriage of Margaret of Denmark and King James III of Scotland may not have been very happy. But the union had a significant impact on the territorial gains of Scotland. Margaret was born on June 23, 1456 in Denmark. … Continue reading

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Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

Margaret Douglas, sometimes styled “Princess of Scotland”, was the daughter of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland and her second husband, Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus. Margaret enjoyed the affection of her uncle King Henry VIII of England and was witness … Continue reading

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Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England

Phillipa of Hainault was living in a loving home in comfort with her brothers and sisters. Across the sea in England, Queen Isabella was conspiring with her lover, Roger Mortimer to depose her husband, King Edward II from the throne … Continue reading

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Margaret of England, Queen of Scotland

The English Princess Margaret Plantagenet married King Alexander III of Scotland in December of 1251. This was to be the third youngest marriage of monarchs in British history. Alexander was aged 10 years, 3 months and 22 days and Margaret … Continue reading

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Mary of Guelders, Queen of Scotland

Mary of Guelders had a singular upbringing for a Scottish Queen. She was the great-niece of Philip the Good, 3rd Duke of Burgundy and his third wife and Duchess, Isabel of Portugal. They reigned over a sumptuous and cultivated court … Continue reading

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