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14/12/1542 Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland at 6 days old

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Mary Stuart was the daughter of King James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. James was on his deathbed at Falkland Palace when his only surviving legitimate child was born. She was six days old when he died and she acceded to the throne.
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    • 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