The History of Leith

January 7, 2012

Lady Margaret Stuart

In the. Castle there resided, about 1503, Lady Margaret Stuart, the daughter of James, by Margaret Drummond of that ilk, whom he is said to have married clandestinely, and who was removed by some Scottish conspirators ” to make way for a daughter of England,” as an old historian has it. She was poisoned, together with her two sisters; and in August, 1503, “the daughter of England ” duly came in the person of Margaret Tudor, whose marriage to James at Edinburgh was conducted with great splendour and much rejoicing. In 1509

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