Mary Queen of Scots; Born Mary Stuart at Linlithgow, 8 Dec 1542; died at Fotheringay, 8 Feb 1587. She was the only legitimate child of James V of Scotland. His death (14 Dec) followed immediately after her birth, and she became queen when only 6 days old. (pic: by Federico Zuccari).

Mary Queen of Scots; Born Mary Stuart at Linlithgow, 8 Dec 1542; died at Fotheringay, 8 Feb 1587. She was the only legitimate child of James V of Scotland. His death (14 Dec) followed immediately after her birth, and she became queen when only 6 days old. (pic: by Federico Zuccari).

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary. It was in the outer chamber that Mary's beloved assistant David Rizzo was brutally murdered by her husband in front of her face. David was ripped from behind Mary's skirts and dragged across the floor before he was murdered.

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary. It was in the outer chamber that Mary's beloved assistant David Rizzo was brutally murdered by her husband in front of her face. David was ripped from behind Mary's skirts and dragged across the floor before he was murdered.

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The last letter of Mary Queen of Scots At 2am on Wednesday 8 February 1587, Mary Queen of Scots picked up her pen for the last time. Her execution on the block at Fotheringhay Castle was a mere six hours away when she wrote this letter. It is addressed to Henri III of France, brother of her first husband.

The last letter of Mary Queen of Scots At 2am on Wednesday 8 February 1587, Mary Queen of Scots picked up her pen for the last time. Her execution on the block at Fotheringhay Castle was a mere six hours away when she wrote this letter. It is addressed to Henri III of France, brother of her first husband.

Death Mask of Mary Queen of Scots at Lennoxlove House exclusive use wedding venue in Scotland, photo (c) Donna Dailey from http://www.beyond-london-travel.com/Lennoxlove-House.html

Death Mask of Mary Queen of Scots at Lennoxlove House exclusive use wedding venue in Scotland, photo (c) Donna Dailey from http://www.beyond-london-travel.com/Lennoxlove-House.html

Adelaide Kane as Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots in Reign (TV Series, 2013).

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Mary Queen of Scots Luckenbooth Brooch: Called the Luckenbooth because they were sold from the locked booths of the Royal Mile, adjacent to St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, this type of love token goes back to at least the 1600s. Luckenbooths were traditionally exchanged between lovers on betrothal. They were later pinned to the shawl of the first baby to protect it from evil spirits.

Mary Queen of Scots Luckenbooth Brooch: Called the Luckenbooth because they were sold from the locked booths of the Royal Mile, adjacent to St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, this type of love token goes back to at least the 1600s. Luckenbooths were traditionally exchanged between lovers on betrothal. They were later pinned to the shawl of the first baby to protect it from evil spirits.

Death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was very beautiful and it is said that Queen Elizabeth was jealous of her beauty.

Death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was very beautiful and it is said that Queen Elizabeth was jealous of her beauty.

These Mary Queen of Scots display fact cards are a great way to visualise all the important points in this topic, with clear text and lovely illustrations.

These Mary Queen of Scots display fact cards are a great way to visualise all the important points in this topic, with clear text and lovely illustrations.

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