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Margaret of Huntingdon, Lady of Galloway

Margaret of Huntingdon or Lady Margaret of Scotland (c. 1194 – 1223),[1] was the eldest daughter of David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon by his wife, Matilda of Chester, daughter of Hugh de Kevelioc, 5th Earl of Chester and Bertrada de Montfort-l'Amauri. She was born in Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland.

She was the second wife of Alan MacDonal, Lord of Galloway. They married at Dundee in 1209. However, were reprimanded for marrying within the forbidden limits of kinship and had to obtain a dispensation by Pope Innocent III. Their children were:

  1. Christina (d.1246), who married William de Forz, 4th Earl of Albemarle, and died childless;
  2. John Balliol, 5th Baron de Balliol;


  1. ^ Harrison 2009, p. 214.
  • Harrison, Bruce H. (2009). Descendants of Milesius of Spain and Seaug of Scythia (Family Forest National Treasure ed.). Millisecond Publishing. 

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