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    Queen Margaret of Scotland

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    Every Scots child was taught a pallid and uncontentious version of Queen Margaret's life, drawn from the hagiography written not long after her death. Eileen Dunlop has produced a book for the general reader, which aims at a more balanced, psychologically probing account of a remarkable life.
    ISBN: 9781901663921
    AuthorEileen Dunlop
    Pub Date08/11/2005
    BindingPaperback
    Pages0
    Availability: In Stock

    Queen Margaret died in 1093 and was canonised in 1250. Until a generation ago, every Scots child was taught a pallid and uncontentious version of her life, drawn from the hagiography written not long after her death. Even twentieth-century biographies have been uncritical and pious in tone. Eileen Dunlop has produced a book, which aims at a more balanced, psychologically probing account of a remarkable life.

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    Queen Margaret died in 1093 and was canonised in 1250. Until a generation ago, every Scots child was taught a pallid and uncontentious version of her life, drawn from the hagiography written not long after her death. Even twentieth-century biographies have been uncritical and pious in tone. Eileen Dunlop has produced a book, which aims at a more balanced, psychologically probing account of a remarkable life.