Margrét Hákonardóttir, countess of Orkney

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Margrét Hákonardóttir, countess of Orkney

Also Known As: "Margaret", "Hákonardóttir", "Hakonsdottir", "Haakonsdatter", "Håkonsdatter"
Birthplace: Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Death: Died in Orkney Islands,Orkney,Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hakon "The Imperious" Palson, Jarl of Orkney and Helga Moddansdóttir
Wife of Madach, 1st Earl of Atholl and Erlend the Young, of Shetland
Mother of Haraldr Maddadson, Earl of Caithness & Orkney; Margaret de Caithness; Whoa! and ... Gunnason
Sister of Agatha Hakonsdottir; Harald "The Orator" "Slettmali" Hakonsson, Earl Of Orkney; Ingebjörg Hákonardóttir; Hvarflad (Gormflaeth) Haakonsdottir and Igibiorg Bitling
Half sister of Paal "the Silent" Håkonsson

Occupation: Queen on Isle of Man , England
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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MARGARET (before [1115]-). Orkneyinga Saga names “Harald…Smooth-Tongue and two daughters…Ingibjorg…Margaret” as the children of Earl Hakon and his mistress Helga[950]. It is unlikely that Margaret was born after [1115] if it is correct that her son was born in 1134. Orkneyinga Saga records that “Margaret Hakon´s-Daughter” married “Earl Maddad of Atholl”[951]. Orkneyinga Saga records that “Erlend the Young” abducted Margaret from Orkney and took her to Shetland, and that her son eventually granted permission for their marriage[952]. m firstly ([1133]) as his second wife, MADDAD [Madach] Earl of Atholl, son of --- (-[1142/52]). m secondly ERLAND "Ungi/the Young" (-killed 1156). (Cawley's Medlands)

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Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Age 26
Orkney, Scotland
Age 32
Caithness, Scotland
Age 42
Age 46
Orkney Islands,Orkney,Scotland