Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Margaret of Scotland, Secondary Patron
Feast Day 16th November.
Granddaughter of an English king,
Margaret married King Malcolm III of Scotland and became Queen of Scotland,
three of her sons became kings of Scotland including St. David I.
Turgot, Bishop of St. Andrews describes
how she would read scripture to her illiterate husband and help him in state
She was a woman of ideas and
achievements. She invited the Benedictines to Dunfermline Abbey (where she is
buried) and is credited as co-founder. She also founded several other churches.
She organised ferries for pilgrims across the Firth of Forth en route to
Dunfermline Abbey and St. Andrews.
She was a patron of arts and education.
She took an active interest in church reform and influenced church synods as
well as affairs of state. Meanwhile she led a simple, devotional lifestyle
reading the scriptures, praying and tending to the poor.
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of
Turvey Abbey shows Margaret with a representation of the Benedictine Abbey at
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