Blessed Edmund of Scotland

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Born a prince, the son of Saint Margaret of Scotland and King Malcoem Ceanmore. Soldier, fighting beside his maternal uncle, Donal Bane. In 1097 he moved to England and entered religious life, becoming a monk in the Cluniac monastery of Montague in Somerset, England.

Died

  • 1100 at the monastery of Montague in Somerset, England of natural causes
  • buried with his body wrapped in chains as a symbol of penitence
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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Edmund of Scotland“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 October 2018. Web. 23 October 2018. <>