Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Margaret of Norway[1]

Female 1283 - 1290  (7 years)


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  • Name Margaret of Norway 
    Nickname The Fair Maid of Norway 
    Born 9 Apr 1283  Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Sep 1290  Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Christ's Church, Bergen, Midhordland, Hordaland, Norland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14725  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 May 2015 

    Father Erik II Magnusson, King of Norway,   b. 1268,   d. 13 Jul 1299, Bergen, Midhordland, Hordaland, Norland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway,   b. 28 Feb 1261, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1283, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Sep 1281  Bergen, Midhordland, Hordaland, Norland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward II, King of England,   b. 25 Apr 1284, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1327, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Betrothal 28 Aug 1290  Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Margaret died at sea. Her death created a succession crisis in Scotland as she was the last of the line of William the Lion.
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 
    Family ID F4516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1283 - Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBetrothal - 28 Aug 1290 - Northampton, Northamptonshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1290 - Orkney, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SCOTLAND.htm#Margaretdied1290.

    2. [S157] A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain, Marc Morris, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2015), 235-7.