The Trial of Mary Queen of Scots: A Brief History with Documents
The treason trial and execution of Mary Queen of Scots in 1586 constitutes a crucial moment in the history of Tudor England. Focusing on the conflict between Mary and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I, this brief narrative with documents explores a variety of important themes in English history, including issues of religion, nationality, sovereignty, gender, and the legitimacy...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published October 15th 1998 by Bedford/St. Martin's
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Had to read it for school, but it was fairly interesting anyways. I like that this series has a long introduction to give succinct historical context, then introduces the primary sources from each side with a short summary and commentary. Makes the primary sources easier to read and helpes call attention to the important parts.