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Mary Queen of Scots (Famous Personalities)

J. A. Carruth

Mary Queen of Scots (Famous Personalities)

by J. A. Carruth

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Published by Jarrold Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9820335M
    ISBN 100711701474
    ISBN 109780711701472
    OCLC/WorldCa13007503

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Similar books. Out of My Mind Tracing. 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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It led to the Queen of Scots' execution, a result of a letter sent by Mary (who had been imprisoned for 19 years since in England at the behest of Elizabeth) in which she consented to the assassination of Elizabeth. Mary Queen of Scots: The True Story of the Life & Time of Mary Stuart of Scotland (Royalty Biography & British History) Mary, Queen of Scots: The History and Legacy of Mary Stuart of Scotland.

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by Kate Williams | 13 Nov. Here is her story, a queen who lost a throne for love, a monarch pampered and adored even as she was led to her beheading, the unforgettable woman who became a legend for all time.

Praise for Mary Queen of Scots “She was sometimes reviled as a scheming whore, sometimes revered as a misunderstood martyr/5(18).About Mary Queen of Scots “A book that will leave few readers unmoved.”–San Francisco Chronicle She was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful.

Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her noble head.This is the story of Mary Queen of Scots and covers the years that she was held captive for over 18 years first in Scotland by her own people and then by her cousin Queen Elizabeth I.

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