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Stories of ghosts and witchcraft to chill the nerves and intrigue the imagination…

Castles of Scotland



400+ castles of Scotland with hundreds of illustrations and much much more…

St Margaret and Malcolm Canmore


Charles Sinclair

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£3.95 including FREE postage to UK

Reprinted 2011.


Margaret is one of the best known and loved women from Scottish history, although she died more than 900 years ago. She was renowned during her life for the charity, education and piety, and she was canonised and made a saint in 1259, the only Scottish medieval saint still recognised by the Catholic church.


Margaret was married to Malcolm Canmore, King of Scots, and they had six sons and two daughters. Malcolm was one of the most successful of Scottish kings of his age, recovering his kingdom from Macbeth, then defending it against William the Conquere and the Normans, and founding a dynasty of notable kings that lasted for 200 years.


This Wee Guide covers their remarkable lives and times, and lists many places associated with them, such as Margaret’s shrine and cave at Dunfermline and her chapel at Edinburgh Castle.


Calendar of Events


Map 1: Margaret and Malcolm’s Scotland


Malcolm Canmore’s Family Tree

Margaret and Malcolm Canmore

Margaret’s Family Tree

Malcolm’s Reign

The Making of a Saint

Margaret and Malcolm’s deaths

Sons and Descendants

What Happened Afterwards


Map 2: Places of Interest

Places of Interest

Some Other Places of Interest

Paperback £3.95

ISBN: 9781899874392

Series: Wee Guides

Extent: 96 text pp

Illus: 40 b&w drawings,  photos, maps and family tree

Dimensions: 180 mm high x 110 mm wide x 5 mm thick

Weight: 98g


Printed by Bell and Bain in Glasgow, Scotland

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