Her sanctity was celebrated soon after her death in a biography written for her daughter Queen Matilda of England. This work may, naturally, have exaggerated her role in reforming the church in Scotland. Her posthumous significance, however, was chiefly that she gave inspiration as well as prestige to the Scottish royal dynasty which, by the time of her canonization in 1250, had made the Scottish throne its own by following her lead in ‘Europeanizing’ its realm.
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