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Mary Queen of Scots

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Mary's inheritance gave her both the Scottish throne in 1542, when she was only six days old, and a claim to the English throne that would lead to her death. It gave her an upbringing in France, cultural and intellectual centre of Europe, where she witnessed the power play of her Guise relations, married the heir to the French throne, and became queen of France, only to be ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Thames & Hudson
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Sarah(All The Book Blog Names Are Taken)
Having quite a background already on Mary, I did not expect anything new. What I did find, however, was beautiful photographs of Mary's portraits, her belongings, and the many buildings where she spent her life, both free and captive. I love Scotland deeply and it is always nice to see these places. I am especially fond of Stirling Castle, where Mary spent time.

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Kathie H
Apr 25, 2011 Kathie H rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Young adults on up
I've always found the story of Mary Queen of Scots to be confusing. This wonderful book - thoroughly researched & with photos & illustrations from past & present - went a long way to explaining the saga to me without undue romanticism. The family trees in the back of the book should be in the front. I want to read more from this author.
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