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Scottish Princesses: Mary, Queen of Scots, Mary II of England, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Elizabeth of Bohemia

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781155395630
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42 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Mary, Queen of Scots, Mary II of England, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Elizabeth of Bohemia, Princess Henrietta of England, Louisa Maria Teresa Stuart, Princess Elizabeth of England, Margaret Stewart, Dauphine of France, Princess Margaret Stewart of Scotland, Mary Stewart, Countess of Arran, Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Marjorie Bruce, Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway, Isabella of Scotland, Mary Stewart, Countess of Buchan, Eleanor of Scotland, Margaret of Huntingdon, Duchess of Brittany, Annabella of Scotland, Joan Stewart, Countess of Morton, Saint Oda, Margaret of Scotland, Countess of Kent, Princess Anne of England, Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Crawford. Excerpt: 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 the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland. She was 6 days old when her father died and she was crowned nine 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 until she was widowed on 5 December 1560. Mary then returned to Scotland, arriving in Leith on 19 August 1561. Four years later, she married her first cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. Their union was unhappy and in February 1567, there was a huge explosion at their house, and Darnley was found dead, apparently strangled, in the garden. She soon married James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, who was generally believed to be Darnleys murderer. Following an uprising against the couple, Mary was imprisoned in Loch Leven Castle on 15 June and forced to abdicate in favour of her one-year-old son, James VI. A...