Because of the support her alliance with the Tukeras provides her, Margaret has had a unique opportunity to combine political and economic methods in preserving and strengthening her faction. However, she has been criticized as having an inadequate grasp of social and cultural issues, and a tendency to see her subjects as components of an economic equations rather than as people.
Margaret has been the favorite of the survivors of the 1116 Imperial Moot for some time now. However, as this body was dissolved by Lucan's order in 1116, it has had no formal opportunity to voice its preference.
A large number of the anti-Lucan nobles of the pre-Rebellion Moot have fled to Margaret's Stronghold, where they still meet regularly as Margaret's advisors. These have all long since been stripped of their lands and titles by Lucan, and are popularly known as the "Moot Moot."
There was an assassination plot in 1121
, revealed in a statement by Margaret's
nephew Tancred von Harrer