Queen Margaret’s Castle

Listen at Lady Edmund, who served at Queen Margaret's Court in Edinburgh Castle, tells her story.

Queen Margaret’s Castle

About Queen Margaret’s Castle

Lady Edmund served at Queen Margaret's Court at the castle and tells her story; a fugitive princess stealing the heart of a Scots King; a prolific mother and devout Christian, whose influence lived on through her many offspring.

Discover how her refined influence changed daily life in the castle.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Queen Margaret’s Castle are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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