Mary Queen of Scotland
Mary Queen of Scots fervently believed she had a right to the English throne - a belief that cost her her head. This is a vivid account of why she came to this belief from an acclaimed Tudor historian. The struggle between the fecund Stewarts & the barren Tudors is generally seen only in terms of the relationship between Elizabeth I & her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots; until now.
Gold rosary was carried by Mary Queen of Scots at her execution at Fotheringhay in 1587; traditionally said to have been bequeathed by Mary to Anne Dacre, Countess of Arundel; Mary Stewart (1542-87), Queen of Scots; illuminated Book of Hours of the Use of Troyes; traditionally said to have been given by Mary to Lord Herries after spending her last night in Scotland at Terregles, his house in Dumfriesshire, following her defeat by the Scottish nobles at Langside in 1568;