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Robert Stedall

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Robert Stedall is the author of a groundbreaking two volume history of Mary Queen of Scots and her son James VI of Scotland. The first volume The Challenge to the Crown was published in June 2012 and the second volume The Survival of the Crown was published in February 2014.

More information can be found at MaryQueenofScots.net.

He has also carried out a detailed study of the genealogy of the Scottish peerage (1500-1650) and published his family history, Hunting From Hampstead (Book Guild, 2002).

He lives in Petworth, West Sussex.

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How historically accurate is Josie Rourke’s 2018 film “Mary Queen of Scots” starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie?

I have at last seen ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ in the cinema! As a piece of entertainment I thoroughly enjoyed it. The highlights are the spectacular acting of Saoirse Ronan as Mary and Margot Robbie as Elizabeth whose performances are outstanding. Josie Rourke’s objective has been to provide compelling cinema not a slavish adherence to history. [...]


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