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Mary Queen of Scots : an illustrated life

Author: Susan Doran; British Library.
Publisher: London : British Library, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Royal lives are invariably packed with incident, but few can match the drama and intrigue that marked out Mary Queen of Scots. Forced to flee Scotland at the age of five, she grew up without her mother, was married at fifteen and widowed just a few days before her eighteenth birthday - a pattern of upheaval that was to characterize the rest of her life. Returning to Scotland, she married again (unhappily), gave
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots; Mary, Queen of Scots; Königin Maria (Schottland; Maria, Schottland Königin 1542-1587
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Doran; British Library.
ISBN: 9780712349161 0712349162
OCLC Number: 70399711
Description: 190 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Early life in Scotland and France 1542-1558 --
Queen-Dauphine and Queen of France 1558-1560 --
Widowed Queen of Scotland 1561-1564 --
Married Queen of Scotland 1565-1567 --
Early years in England 1568-1572 --
Captivity, conspiracies and execution 1572-1587.
Responsibility: Susan Doran.


Tells the dramatic story of Mary's life. This work is illustrated with many of the documents, as well as pictures of the leading characters in the story. Contemporary records are either transcribed  Read more...
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