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08/12/1542 Mary, Queen of Scots is born


Mary Queen of Scots: The Red Queen


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Mary, Queen of Scots also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I, reigned over Scotland from 1542 to 1567. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations – Scotland, France, England, and Ireland. Mary was found guilty of plotting to assassinate Elizabeth and was beheaded at the age of 44.
    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Childhood and early reign 

    • Treaty of Greenwich 

    • Life in France 

    • Claim to the English throne 

    • Return to Scotland 

    • Marriage to Lord Darnley 

    • Murder of Darnley 

    • Imprisonment in Scotland and abdication 

    • Escape and imprisonment in England 

    • Casket letters 

    • Plots 

    • Trial 

    • Execution 

    • Legacy