Born poor. Married at 15 to an Italian gentleman, and abused for years by her husband for her attachment to the Church and her perceived ministry to the poor. She gave up shoes, dressed and appeared as a beggar to better associate herself with the poor. Widowed.
- 1395 of natural causes
- “Saint Margaret the Barefooted“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 August 2013. Web. 23 April 2014. <>