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    Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was queen regnant of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December 1560. Mary was beheaded at Fotheringay Castle.

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      10 Great Cheating Queens and Their Many Love Affairs - When the very Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots, married the Earl of Bothwell, a Protestant, their union led to war. Mary Stuart was deposed and imprisoned by Elizabeth I until finally executed for treason.

    • Mary Frances Rogers

      Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was monarch of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December 1560.

    • Rhian Non

      Mary, Queen of Scots (12/8/1542 – 2/8/ 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was queen regnant of Scotland from 12/14/1542 to 7/24/1567 and queen consort of France from 7/10/ 1559 to 12/5/1560. When Henry II died on 7/10/1559 from injuries sustained in a joust, 15-year-old Francis became King of France, with Mary, aged 16, as his queen consort.

    • Kate O'Donnell

      Another Tudor moment, this time Mary Queen of Scots. Portrait painters in those days were very into flat black backgrounds, presumably to make the sitter's skin look even more luminous.

    • Autumn Ryan

      Mary, Queen of Scots (December 8, 1542 –February 8, 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen Regnant of Scotland from December 14, 1542 to July 24, 1567, and Queen Consort of France from July 10,1559 to December 5, 1560. Mary was imprisoned in 1568 by Queen Elizabeth 1, and eventually beheaded in 1587 at Fotheringay Castle.

    • Robin Wells

      Mary Stuart, Queen of the Scots (1542-1587). Portrait ca. 1559, after François Clouet. This portrait is a copy derived from a miniature preserved in the Royal collection, Windsor. It portrays the young queen at the age of 16 while she was still in the French court where she was brought up. She wears a lavish red dress embroidered with pearls, characteristics of the French fashion of the 1650s. V&A

    • Aidan Cole

      Mary, Queen of Scots (1542 - 1587). Queen of Scotland from 1542 to her abdication in 1567. She fled to France as a child to escape the threat of the English. After losing her throne in Scotland due to dislike of her Catholic faith she fled to England. She was imprisoned by Elizabeth I of England and plotted against her several times until her execution in 1587. She married three times and had a son by her second husband. - History Historical

    • Sharon Lipsit

      Mary Stuart, aka Mary Queen of Scots. Portrait after Francois Clouet, c. 1559. Her paternal grandmother was Margaret Tudor, a sister of Henry VIII. Because Catholics believed Elizabeth I to be illegitimate, and her parents' marriage invalid. Mary Queen of Scots was the champion of the Catholic cause, and seen by many as the rightful Queen of England. Mary styled herself as Queen of Scotland AND England. She was executed on the order of Elizabeth I on 8 February 1587.

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    Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587) She became the Scottish Queen from 1542-1567, born "Mary Stewart" ; "Marie Stuart" in French; "Mary I" in Scottish sovereigns listings. She was born in Linlithgow, Scotland to King James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise, his French wife. She apparently had bright auburn hair and hazel-brown eyes. Seen here also with Francis, Dauphin of France, (their marriage was arranged as children).

    The death mask of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Mary was the great granddaughter of Henry VII, great niece of Henry VIII and cousin to Elizabeth I and Mary Tudor.

    The death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was condemned by her cousin Elizabeth for treason and beheaded in 1587 at the age of forty-four. The mask has been kept by the family since then. Lennoxlove Castle, the home of the Duke of Hamilton.

    Mary, Queen of Scots (1542 - 1587), and her son James I (1566 - 1625). Mary was beheaded at the order of Queen Elizabeth I. Mary's son James as closest heir goes on to succeed Queen Elizabeth I.

    Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.

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    Mary Stuart (8 December 1542 & 8 February 1587) was Queen regent of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. In some lists of Scottish monarchs, she is recognised as Mary I. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland. She was 6 days old when her father died and she was crowned 9 months later. In 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. He ascended the French throne as Francis II in 1559, and Mary became Queen consort of France.

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

    Marie de Guise, Queen of Scotland and mother of Mary Queen of Scots

    Rarely seen portrait of Queen Elizabeth I

    King James I of England. Son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Lord Darnley.

    Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561. Wearing white was the official sign of mourning worn by women of royal blood or high-ranking courtiers.

    Henrietta Maria of France (French: Henriette Marie de France; 25 November 1609 – 10 September 1669) was queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of two monarchs, Charles II and James II, and grandmother of three: Mary II, William III and Anne.

    Anne Boleyn's execution gown.

    Mary Queen of Scots

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    The tomb of Elizabeth I and Mary I, Dean and Chapter of Westminster-Translation of Latin inscription at the base of the tomb-"Partners both in throne and grave, here rest we two sisters, Elizabeth and Mary, in the hope of one resurrection."