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The trial of Mary Queen of Scots : a brief history with documents

Author: Jayne Elizabeth Lewis
Publisher: Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©1999.
Series: Bedford series in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 of female rule"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots; Mary, Queen of Scots
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Elizabeth Lewis
ISBN: 031221815X 9780312218157 0312154399 9780312154394
OCLC Number: 40923058
Description: xii, 138 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : two queens and a crown: The road to Fotheringay ; The trial of Mary Queen of Scots --
The documents: The first blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regiment of women (1558) / John Knox. Ane detection of the doings of Mary Queen of Scots (1571) / George Buchanan. A defence of the honour of ... Marie (1569) / John Leslie. Letters (1569-1587) / Mary Stuart and Elizabeth Tudor. The bond of association (1584). Record of the state trial of Mary Queen of Scots (1586). Speeches to Parliament (1586) / Elizabeth Tudor. A circumstantial account of the execution of Mary Queen of Scots (1587) / Robert Wyngfield. The history of Mary Queen of Scots (1587) / Adam Blackwood.
Series Title: Bedford series in history and culture.
Responsibility: Jayne Elizabeth Lewis.

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This text is a documentary history of the trial of Mary Queen of Scots. A 35-page introduction offers students background on the trial and broader context on the political and social history of 16th  Read more...
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'Lewis's introduction provides students of European and Women's History with a clear understanding of the intersections of religion, politics, and gender in sixteenth-century Britain' - Carole Levin, Read more...

 
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