On the Trail of Mary Queen of Scots

Dundurn, 1999 - 179 páginas
Life dealt Mary Queen of Scots love, intensity, betrayal and tragedy in generous measure. "On the Trail of Mary Queen of Scots" traces the major events in the turbulent life of the beautiful, enigmatic queen whose romantic reign and tragic destiny exerts an undimmed fascination. Here is the essential guide to over 200 Mary Queen of Scots sites of interest in Scotland, England and France. It is fully illustrated with maps and plans and clearly shows the best tour routes, region by region. Sites to visit in Scotland include: Linlithgow Palace - Mary's birthplace, now a magnificent ruin.; Stirling Castle - where, only nine months old, Mary was crowned Queen of Scotland; The Palace of Holyrood House - Rizzio, one of Mary's many lovers, was murdered here - some say his blood still stains the spot where he was stabbed to death; and Fotheringay - after 16 years' imprisonment, Mary met her death on the executioner's block.

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Scotland Again
Henry Stuart Lord Darnley
C3 Inverary Castle
David Rizzio
Lochmaben Castle
James Hepburn 4th Earl of Bothwell
England and Captivity
F3 Hardwick Hall NT Hardwick Old Hall EH
The Ridolfi Plot
The Babington Plot
F20 Withcote Hall
6 Requiem for a Queen
F26 Conington Parish Church CCT
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Scotland: The Story of a Nation
Magnus Magnusson
Sin vista previa disponible - 2003
Scotland: The Story of a Nation
Magnus Magnusson
Sin vista previa disponible - 2003

Acerca del autor (1999)

Keith Cheetham has written two other books for the "On the Trail of" series. He was historical adviser to the producers of the forthcoming film, Mary Stuart, starring Glenn Close. Keith is the author of Mary Queen of Scots: the Captive Years, which covers Mary's 19 years in England and is now in its 3rd edition. He is chairman of a branch of the Marie Stuart Society, has written a play about Mary, Daughter of Debate, which premiered in 1999, and has also written Mary Queen of Scots leaflets for the English and Scottish Tourist Boards.

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