The History of Leith

January 7, 2012

Princess Margaret Stewart of Scotland

Margaret Stewart, Princess of Scotland (c. 1455 – ?) was a Scottish princess of the House of Stewart. She was the younger daughter of King James II and Queen Mary of Guelders, a Dutch princess by birth. Once engaged to the Lancastrian Prince of Wales, Margaret instead became the mistress of William Crichton, 3rd Lord Crichton (an enemy of her brother, James III), and the mother of his illegitimate daughter, Margaret Crichton, later Countess of Rothes, and possibly his son, Sir James Crichton, progenitor of the Viscounts of Frendraught.Princess Margaret and Lord Crichton may have been married later, after the death of Crichton’s wife. for more click here

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