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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.


Following Mary Queen of Scots‘ imprisonment in England, William Cecil, the English Secretary of State, looked for a means of preventing her from succeeding Elizabeth on the English throne as was he dynastic right. After the debacle of the reign of Mary Tudor, he was determined to avoid a Catholic succession. His plan was to [...]


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