Margaret was the mistress of a noble knight for nearly ten years, with whom she had a son. When her lover was murdered, she determined that it was because of her sins. She began helping the poor and sick, and with the experience form her past, she worked to convert severe sinners.
b. 1247 Tuscany, Italy d. 2/22/1297 Cortona, Italy
Patronage: Homeless people, Midwives, Insane people, Reformed prostitutes
Feast Day: February 22