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Your husband, King Malcolm III, has recently gained control over previously unsettled lands in the west.

Scottish Christianity was first established in the west with Gaelic saints such as Columba at Iona. The pressure of Viking raiders forced the religious centre eastwards. Since then, the Gaelic Church has spread throughout the country.

Early Gaelic saints from the west of Scotland. Reading of the 'Miracles of Bishop Nynia’, describing miracles at Ninian's tomb, 8th century.
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Queen Margaret - The path of a saint
Site of Viking graves
Evidence of Viking raiding and settlement in the west of Scotland. Site of Viking graves, Tarbert, Canna.