Mary Queen of Scots


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Mary Queen of Scots

also Mary Stuart 1542-1587.
Queen of Scotland (1542-1567). The Catholic monarch during the bitter Scottish Reformation, she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son, the future James I of England. After fleeing to England (1568), she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I. Catholic supporters plotted to place her on the English throne, resulting in her trial and execution for sedition.
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Noun1.Mary Queen of Scots - queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567Mary Queen of Scots - queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
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In an old book I find columns of notes about works projected at this time, nearly all to consist of essays on deeply uninteresting subjects; the lightest was to be a volume on the older satirists, beginning with Skelton and Tom Nash - the half of that manuscript still lies in a dusty chest - the only story was about Mary Queen of Scots, who was also the subject of many unwritten papers.
Mrs Jarley was not slow to express her admiration at this happy result, and carried her young friend and pupil to inspect the remaining arrangements within doors, by virtue of which the passage had been already converted into a grove of green-baize hung with the inscription she had already seen (Mr Slum's productions), and a highly ornamented table placed at the upper end for Mrs Jarley herself, at which she was to preside and take the money, in company with his Majesty King George the Third, Mr Grimaldi as clown, Mary Queen of Scots, an anonymous gentleman of the Quaker persuasion, and Mr Pitt holding in his hand a correct model of the bill for the imposition of the window duty.
Martyrdom made a saint of Mary Queen of Scots three hundred years ago, and she has hardly lost all of her saintship yet.
Books, pictures, china, manuscripts, and the very chair that Mary Queen of Scots sat in when she heard of Darnley's murder.
None were deeper in that labyrinthine ambition, in chamber within chamber of that palace of lies that was built up around Mary Queen of Scots.
The play tells a story of injustice and betrayal which depicts the struggle of power between Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin, Elizabeth I.
As scholarship on the reception of the historical figure of Mary Queen of Scots shows, it is a rich and various history, but one focused on Mary Stuart as icon rather than author.
Tutbury Castle is an imposing 11thcentury ruin renowned for being the place where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.
The library at Lambeth Palace, the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury, has acquired a copy of the warrant for the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, one of the best-known and dramatic events in British history, thanks to benefactors who donated funds to purchase the document.
This is a beautifully acted play about Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I.
Meanwhile, her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots (Barbara Flynn), may be allying with Catholic conspirators in Elizabeth's assassination, and the Spanish Armada.