Margaret Maid of Norway

Queens Regnant – Margaret, Maid of Norway

Margaret, the Maid of Norway, was born on 9 April 1283 to Eric II of Norway and Margaret of Scotland. Her mother was the daughter of Alexander III of Scotland and Margaret of England. She tragically died giving birth to her daughter. She was just 22 years old. At the time of her mother’s marriage to [read more]

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Adelaide of Italy

Royal Saints

Many royal women sought a religious life, especially after the deaths of their husbands or even from their early childhood. I have compiled a list, probably incomplete, of many of those female saints. Adelaide of Italy Adelaide was born around 931 and she was respectively Queen of Italy as the wife of Lothair II of [read more]