Margaret, Maid of Norway facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMargaret
|Queen of Scots|
|Died||September 1290 (aged 7)
Orkney Islands, Norway
|Burial||Christ Church, Bergen|
|Father||Eric II of Norway|
|Mother||Margaret of Scotland|
Margaret was born in Norway. Her father was King Eric II of Norway and her mother was a Scottish princess, also named Margaret. Margaret's mother's father was Alexander III, the king of Scotland. When Alexander died, the Scottish lords decided his granddaughter Margaret should be their queen. At that time, Margaret was three years old.
The Scottish lords and King Erik agreed that Margaret would marry Edward, an English prince. Then, Scotland and England would be one kingdom.
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