All of whom were raised with deep Catholic Christian faith. Margaret's kind-nature and good heart was a strong influence on Malcolm's reign.She softened his temper and helped him become a virtuous King of Scotland.She helped to build churches, including the Abbey of Dunfermline, where a relic of the true Cross is kept.She was well-known for her deep life of prayer and piety.Her impact in Scotland led her to being referred to as, "The Pearl of Scotland." She constantly worked to aid the poor Scotland.She encouraged people to live a devout life, grow in prayer, and grow in holiness.
Malcolm supported Margaret in all her endeavors and admired her religious devotion so much he had her books decorated in jewels, gold and silver.However, Edward died immediately after the family arrived, but Margaret and Edgar continued to reside at the English court.Margaret's family fled from William the Conqueror after his victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.The storm drove their ship even more north to Scotland, where they were shipwrecked in 1068. Margaret's Hope." Malcolm Canmore III, the king of Scotland, welcomed Margaret and her family and put them under his protection.He soon fell deeply in love with the beautiful and kind princess.