Mary, Queen of Scots.

  • 254 Pages
  • 3.36 MB
  • English
Vanguard Press, Inc. , New York
Mary, -- Queen of Scots, -- 1542
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374806M

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Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December – 8 February ), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, reigned over Scotland from 14 December to 24 July Mary, the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland, was six days old when her father died and she acceded to the spent most of her childhood in France while Scotland was ruled by regents, and in Father: James V of Scotland.

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Queen Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots were two of the greatest, most legendary rivals in recorded history—although they never. Mary, byname Mary, Queen of Scots, original name Mary Stuart or Mary Stewart, (born December 8,Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian, Scotland—died February 8,Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England), queen of Scotland (–67) and queen consort of France (–60).

Her unwise marital and political actions provoked. The movie “Mary Queen of Scots,” starring Saoirse Ronan as the ill-fated rival to Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie) opened in theaters Friday.

This story about the monarch’s death sentence Author: Michael Farquhar.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Headley, P.C. (Phineas Camp), Life of Mary Queen of Scots. Boston, Lee and Shepard [] (OCoLC)