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  Mary I of Scotland article - Mary I of Scotland December 1542 February 1587 Scotland December 14 1542 July 24 - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary I of Scotland (Mary Stuart or Stewart) (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587), also known as Mary, Queen of Scots, was the ruler of Scotland from December 14, 1542 – July 24, 1567.
Mary, Queen of Scots is sometimes confused with her second cousin once removed Mary I of England (Bloody Mary), who lived at approximately the same time (1516 – 1558), and whose reign coincided with that of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Mary, being a devout Roman Catholic, was regarded with suspicion by many of her subjects as well as by Elizabeth I of England, her father's cousin and the monarch of the neighbouring Protestant country.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary was the daughter and only child of James V of Scotland by his second wife, a French woman called Mary of Guise.
She became queen upon his death when she was a week old, and Henry VIII attempted to betrothe her to his son, Prince Edward of England, in order to establish control of her and Scotland, (known as 'The Rough Wooing').
The presence of Mary in Engand was a constant source of unease to Elizabeth and her advisers.
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 Portraits of Mary, queen of Scots: Born 1542, Ruled 1542 to 1567, executed 1587
Mary Stuart, known to history as Mary, queen of Scots, was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe.
Mary places a ring on the wedding finger of her right hand (where the wedding ring was worn at the time.) This is a reference to her celebrated wedding to the dauphin Francois in 1558.
Mary, queen of Scots and the infant Prince James.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary determined to leave the land of her adoption and to seek that of her birth, but during the time since she had left it, an infant of five years old, everything was changed.
Mary was a widow, only nineteen years of age, and with opinions entirely at variance with those which had grown up amidst the people whom she came to rule.
Mary remained a prisoner, and the lords who had themselves usurped power, and had been concerned in the crimes in which she was accused of participating, declared that she should be dethroned on account of her misgovernment, and compelled her to resign the crown to her infant son.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary was born in Linlithgow Palace, Scotland, on the 7 of December 1542.
Mary was sent to France to marry the Dauphin, Francis, the eldest son of the king of France, later Francis II.
Swain, Margaret, The Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots
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 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary Stuart, queen of Scots was born on 8 December 1542 at Linlithgow Palace in Scotland.
Whether Mary Stuart was the champion of women's rights in the 16th Century as her admirers claim, or the conspiring and murderous woman that her critics claim, she was one of the most interesting women of her time.
The Persecution of Mary Stuart; the Queen's Cause.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary was a baby when she was crowned at Stirling Castle, the only legitimate child of James V who died immediately after her birth.
Mary tried to arrange a match which would have the approval of Elizabeth since Mary was trying to remain in good graces with Elizabeth so she would name Mary as her heir.
Mary now feared that she would fall into the hands of her enemy and against the advice of the nobles who had supported her she escaped to England and to what she thought would be the protection of one queen for another.
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 Mary Queen of Scots Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary Queen of Scots is the most intriguing, most studied, and most famous of all Scottish monarchs: probably because she showed herself to be the most human.
Mary Queen of Scots was the grand-daughter of Margaret Tudor (and great grand-daughter of Henry VII) and to many both in England and especially across Catholic Europe, her claim to the English throne was stronger than Elizabeth's.
Mary rapidly abandoned her original plans to have him crowned King alongside her: and he soon ceased to be an effective Consort, preferring to spend his time carousing with friends in the seamier parts of Scotland's cities.
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 Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots, Mary Queen of Scots marriage to Francis II, Mary Queen of Scots marriage to Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Mary Queen of Scots marriage to the Earl of Bothwell,important dates in the life of Mary Queen of Scots, and comments regarding Mary Queen of Scots from her contemporaries.
Mary became queen when she was less than a year old and for her own safety was sent to France at the age of six.
Mary was beheaded at Fortheringhay Castle in 1587.
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 Mary Queen of Scots
She was Queen of Scotland, she reigned briefly as Queen of France and it was her strong claim to the English throne which ultimately led to her death.
Mary's ascent to the throne raised the issue of to whom she should be betrothed.
Mary was the Queen of Scotland and official heir to the English throne and she started to receive suitors from all over Europe.
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Mary, however, was sent to France, 7 August, 1548, where she was excellently educated, as is now admitted by both friend and foe.
Mary, though kept a prisoner, managed to escape, and again triumphed over her foes; but respect for her husband was no longer possible.
Mary, however, wisely refused to defend herself, unless her dignity as queen was respected.
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 AllRefer.com - Mary Queen of Scots (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Mary Queen of Scots (Mary Stuart), 1542–87, only child of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise.
However, Mary's son, James VI of Scotland, succeeded Elizabeth to the English throne as James I.
Mary's reported beauty and charm and her undoubted courage have made her a particularly romantic figure in history.
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 Mary Queen Of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edinburgh in the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
Mary Queen of Scots as Depicted in Art throughout History.
The Anglo-Scottish Borders in the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Stewarts > Mary, Queen of Scots
The birth of Mary and Darnley's son James that summer did nothing to improve their relationship, and when Darnley was murdered at Kirk o'Field, just outside the walls of Edinburgh on 10 February 1567, people suspected that she was implicated in the crime.
Mary escaped from Lochleven in 1568, only to be defeated at the Battle of Langside, near Glasgow, on 13 May. Fleeing south, she sought shelter in England, believing that Queen Elizabeth I would support her cause, but instead she was kept in captivity in England for 19 years.
Mary was finally executed at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire on 8 February 1587, at the age of 44.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-87). Poet.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary was the daughter of James V, King of Scots, by his second wife, the French noblewoman Mary of Guise (1515-60).
Mary's own reign was a period which saw a revival of vernacular literature, as exemplified by the Maitland Manuscript.
Since Mary was a Catholic with a legitimate claim to the English throne she posed a problem for Elizabeth, and she was to stay as guest or prisoner in a number of places in England during the next twenty years.
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 Mary Stuart, Queen Of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary Stuart, was born at Linlithge Palace on Dec 8th, 1542, 6 days later she became the Queen of Scotland.
Mary who was about to become 18 years of age was left in a difficult position.
Mary was Queen of Scotland from the year 1542 to the year 1567.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots - Britannia Biographies
Mary was born at Linlithgow in 1542, the daughter of James V and Mary de Guise (who had been courted by Henry VIII of England).
Mary, tiring of Darnley, began to show affection to James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, whose guilt in the murder of Darnley, along with that of Mary, is set out in the notorious Casket Letters, now considered a forgery.
Queen Elizabeth, in the meantime, made sure that Mary's shortcomings were made the only criteria of her fitness to rule, and Mary's reputation was consequently so besmirched that even Catholics found it difficult to support her.
www.britannia.com /bios/maryscots.html   (1028 words)

 Famous Scots - Mary Queen of Scots
Under the guardianship of the 2nd Earl of Arran, the infant Mary was betrothed to the son of King Henry VIII
However, a pro-Fench and Catholic faction led by Mary's mother, Mary of Guise, gained the ascendancy and the agreement was overturned.
Mary was by now the heir presumptive of England, following the death of Henry VIII and the accession of Queen Elizabeth I
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 Mary, Queen of Scots born 1542
Queen Mary was betrothed, in 1543, to Edward, the six-year-old son and heir of Henry VIII.
Mary’s French secretary and intimate friend, David Rizzio, was murdered by Darnley and a band of Protestant lords in front of the Queen, who was six months pregnant with James VI, on 9 March 1566.
Mary had become fond of James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, when, on 10 February 1567, Darnley was himself murdered.
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 Mary Stuart Queen of Scots and her association with the early History of Golf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary was born to Scottish Royalty with family ties through her mother to the most powerful families in France,The House Of Guise, and through her first marriage to the Dauphin to one of the most powerful families in Italy, the House of Medici.
Mary was raised in the French Court which was a Catholic institution and her first husband Francis II was the Dauphin or heir to the throne of France.
The sculpture shows Mary contemplating a golf ball as if it were a globe, artistically suggesting her inner desire for the expansion of her personal dominion, the promise of which plunged her into direct political conflict with her cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England.
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 Mary Queen of Scots, (Stuart), Jedburgh, Scotland
Mary Stuart, 1542-1587, Queen of Scotland and Dowager Queen of France.
She had come to the Borders via Traquair House to preside at local courts and stayed for four weeks, most of the time spent recovering from her arduous ride to visit her future lover, the Earl of Bothwell at Hermitage Castle.
Mary Queen of Scots House is in Queen Street, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, about 90 minutes drive South of Edinburgh, Scotland.
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 mary queen scots
… Tomb of Mary Queen of Scots in Westminster Abbey.
Mary, Queen of Scots and mother of James I, under whom the realms of England and Scotland were united, remains one...(Continue Reading)
The Politics of Religion in the Age of Mary, Queen of Scots: The Earl of Argyll and the Struggle for Britain and Ireland, by Jane E. Dawson.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Mary Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Murder of Lord Darnley by Alison Weir
Mary was also able to escape from her prison, the castle and Lochleven, and she made her way to the English border.
Since Mary was also the unacknowledged heir to the throne, her jailers were always cautious to treat her with the respect due to one so close to becoming Queen of the land.
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 Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although the figure of Mary Stuart has always been distorted by Hollywood, this is a good movie which is actually an attempt at giving us a glimpse at the women, not the Queens, in their historic context.
Mary was raised in France in exile, but pretty soon took a keen interest in politics and started plotting all by herself to take possession of the English Crown.
All this though was certainly not enough to make her the legitimate Queen of England and she should have contented herself by already being Queen of the Scots.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Mary Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mary, Queen of Scots, has captivated the popular imagination ever since she was executed by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England.
Watkins and Fiennes elegantly tell this remarkable woman's story and illustrate it with attractive photographs of the incidentals of Mary's life: the castles in which she lived and was incarcerated; the letters she wrote; the jewels she wore; and the faces, as rendered in artists' portraits, of her, her family, her friends, and her enemies.
Although every detail of Mary's life just couldn't be incorporated into this book, there was enough to help a person see the time that she lived in and, perhaps, what motivated her to do some of the things she did.
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 CHL Design: Bibliographies
Included are books on symbols and ciphers that I found useful in interpreting her needlework, as well as books on her life, on the places she lived, on the people she was related to and associated with, on costume of the era and on the Tudor Era in England in general.
The Rough Wooings: Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1551.
Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley.
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 Mary, queen of Scots: Chronology: 1542 to 1587
Mary, queen of Scots: Chronology: 1542 to 1587
Miniature portrait of Mary, queen of Scots, c1575, by an unknown artist.
Portraits of Mary, her parents, husbands and child, with commentary, can be found at the Tudor England: Images site.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/relative/maryqoschronology.html   (498 words)

 Mary Queen Of Scots - Song Archive
Mary Queen Of Scots were a band who wrote and recorded songs from 1991 to 1994.
All songs performed and recorded by Mary Queen Of Scots.
All songs written by Mary Queen Of Scots except 4 and 15.
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 The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots
She, turning herself to them, embracing them, said these words in French, 'Ne crie vous, j'ay prome pour vous', and so crossing and kissing them, bad them pray for her and rejoice and not weep, for that now they should see an end of all their mistress's troubles.
This done, one of the women have a Corpus Christi cloth lapped up three-corner-ways, kissing it, put it over the Queen of Scots' face, and pinned it fast to the caule of her head.
And so, every man being commanded out of the hall, except the sheriff and his men, she was carried by them up into a great chamber lying ready for the surgeons to embalm her.
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 Thea Musgrave - Mary, Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There is an almost dizzying build up of dramatic tension among the principal figures in the grasping for the Scottish crown, the story centreing on the impossible hope for peace amid a series of misjudged decisions by the queen, setting as its themes those of power and loneliness.
But the music is the thing, and in a superb orchestral fabric, Miss Musgrave weaves a spell of compelling power and magical impact.
There is a constant undercurrent of turmoil throughout the score: she is uncanny in her ability musically to depict clashes in style — Mary's French elegance vs her rough-hewn Scottish courtiers, etc. And her use of melody is rare by any current standards.
www.schirmer.com /composers/musgrave/mary.html   (651 words)

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