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Re: Sinclair Dates
Margaret died on the voyage from Norway a natural death at age 9. She had
queen since she was 3.,The death of the Maid of Norway ended the House of
Canmore. She was the granddaughter of Alexander III.(1249-1286) Her death
also ended Edwards
plan to marry the young queen to the Prince of Wales (Treaty of
Birgham-on-Tweed) . Alexander's only daughter, also named Margaret, had
married King Eric II of Norway as part of the Treaty of Perth. The daughter
died in childbirth, leaving an infant daughter as heir to the Scottish
throne. At the time of Alexander's death, the granddaughter was still in
Norway. He had made his lords swear to accept Margaret as Queen and they had
agreed that until she came of age, the country would be governed by the
"Guardians", the wisest and most important of the bishops and barons. Among
the six guardians chosen, Robert Bruce the elder was excluded, although he
had been recognized as heir in 1238 when Alexander II (1214 - 1249) had lost
his first wife without issue. Bruce the elder was the senior male
descendant of David I. Because of the events that followed, it would take
nearly half a century for Scotland to regain its own monarch and
From: John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: 15 September 2000 09:22
Subject: Sinclair Dates
> Sinclair Dates: September 15.
> In 1638: Louis Dieu-Donné b., Future king Louis XIV of France born.
> The epithet means God-Given.
> In 1066: Hardraada burns Scarborough, on first arriving in England.
> Tomorrow: September 16.
> In 2000: Viking Ships in Massachusetts, Boston
> In 1290: Margaret Maid of Norway d., Queen of Scotland dies.
> Drowns off Orkney coast on her way to Scotland. .
> 1. http://www.mids.org/sinclair/timeline.html
> 2. http://www.mids.org/sinclair/timeline.html
> 3. http://www.leif2000.org/Events.htm
> 4. http://www.angelfire.com/de/BobSanders/TIME1.html
> 5. http://www.clansinclair.org/hist1.htm
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