Mary, Queen of Scots By Richard Burchett Oil on panel, 1850’s

Lady J. Grey (Lady Jane Grey) by Richard Burchett

Mary of Guise (Mother of Mary Queen of Scots)

Marie Antoinette

Statue of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Mary Stuart ~ Beautiful & charming, with no judgment. ~ Popularly known as Mary, Queen of Scots, her tragic life has made her one of the best-known women of her time. She ruled Scotland for 25 tumultuous years, ending in 1567. Fleeing Prot. Scotland, Mary only found confinement in England. Under the laws of succession, Mary was next in line to the English throne after her sister, Queen Elizabeth I, who was childless. To Catholics, Elizabeth was illegitimate and Mary was the true heir. (cont...

Queen Elizabeth I

Matilda (Edith) of Scotland (1080 - 1118). First wife of Henry I of England. Queen from 1100 - 1118. Mother of Empress Matilda. When she was baptized she pulled the crown off of Matilda of Flanders head, which was seen as a sign that she would be queen. She was the mother of William of England and Empress Matilda.

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Stuart Queen of Scots,c.1553

Mary, Queen of Scots

A portrait of Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen of England at the start of the Wars of the Roses | Flickr -

Mary Queen of Scots.

Marie de Guise, Queen of Scotland, Mother of Mary Queen of Scots, Corneille de Lyon, circa 1537

Katherine Howard By Richard Burchett  Oil on panel, 1850’s

Mary Stuart, aka Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots

The Chemise worn by Mary Queen of Scots During her Execution; shown at Coughton Court

Katherine Parr By Richard Burchett  Oil on panel, 1850’s

Holyrood House Palace-EXCERPT: ''The wooden ceilings of the main rooms in the North West tower were created during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots. Her monogram, MR (Maria Regina) and the IR monogram (Jacobus Rex) refer to Mary and her son, James VI. The suite contains an audience chamber and the Queen's bedroom, leading from which are two turret rooms.

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots