Mary Queen of Scots, or the Royal captive of Fotheringay Castle
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Mary Queen of Scots, or the Royal captive of Fotheringay Castle a Scottish legendary tale, founded on the history and manners of the sixteenth century. by C. F. Barrett

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Published by printed for Tegg & Castleman in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mary, -- Queen of Scots, -- 1542-1587.

Book details:

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Pagination36p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17852861M

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  For unexplained reasons, after a daring escape from Lochleven Castle, she rode south to England, placing herself at the mercy of Queen Elizabeth I. Queen Elizabeth never forgave Mary for claiming the throne of England and held her in genteel custody. Another notable event that took place in the castle involved Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England. It the early hours of Octo , Queen Mary entered the castle courtroom. With the help of her physician, as years of imprisonment had done their damage and were clearly noticeable in her walk, Mary slowly but with dignity. “Burn the murderess!” So begins Jean Plaidy’s The Captive Queen of Scots, the epic tale of the Scottish Queen Mary Stuart, cousin to Queen Elizabeth of England. After her husband, Lord Darnley, is murdered, suspicion falls on Mary and her lover, the Earl of Bothwell/5(53).   This is the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, the luckless Queen of France and Scotland, who threw away her throne for passion. The story begins with the 5 year old Mary being whisked to the safety of the French Court, where she is betrothed to the s:

Royal Road to Fotheringay (Book 1 - Mary, Queen of Scots Series) [Plaidy, Jean] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Royal Road to Fotheringay (Book 1 - Mary, Queen of Scots . Mary, Queen of Scots (r) Born at Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian on 8 December , Mary became Queen of Scots when she was six days old. Her claims to the throne of England were almost as strong as her claims to the Scottish throne. Mary, Queen of Scots, who had spent much of her 18 years of imprisonment at Sheffield Castle and Sheffield Manor, spent her final days at Fotheringhay, where she was tried and convicted of treason. In this time it was used as a state prison. She attended her own trial in the Great Hall on 5 October , which lasted two days. On 8 February , a crowd of hostile men entered the apartments of Mary, Queen of Scots in Fotheringhay Castle and ordered her to prepare for execution. Exhausted after a restless night, worn.

“Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama.”—The New York Times“Burn the murderess!”So begins Jean Plaidy’s The Captive Queen of Scots, the epic tale of the Scottish Queen Mary Stuart, cousin to Queen Elizabeth of England. After her husband, Lord Darnley, is murdered, suspicion falls on Mary and her lover, the Earl of Bothwell.4/5(3).   Mary, byname Mary, Queen of Scots, original name Mary Stuart or Mary Stewart, (born December 8, , Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian, Scotland—died February 8, , Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England), queen of Scotland (–67) and queen . The Royal Road to Fotheringay () and The Captive Queen of Scots () is a two-part saga by Jean Plaidy, aka Eleanor Hibbert, featuring Mary as its subject. Friedrich Schiller 's novel Wallenstein and Mary Stuart and play Maria Stuart feature fictional meetings between Queens Mary and Elizabeth, added for dramatic effect. The Captive Queen of Scots: Mary, Queen of Scots - Ebook written by Jean Plaidy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Captive Queen of Scots: Mary, Queen of Scots.