Mary Queen of Scots by Jacob Abbott

Mary Queen of Scots

By Jacob Abbott

  • Release Date: 1879-10-31
  • Genre: Biography
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Description

This is biography of Mary Stuart of Scotland, was queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567. Mary the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland. In 1567, she was forced to abdicate in favor of James, her one-year-old son. After an unsuccessful attempt to regain the throne, she fled southwards seeking the protection of her first cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England. Mary had previously claimed Elizabeth's throne as her own. Perceiving her as a threat, Elizabeth had her confined in a number of castles. After eighteen and a half years in custody, Mary was found guilty of plotting to assassinate Elizabeth, and was subsequently executed.

Reviews

  • Free book so can't complain

    3
    By Lyn Northumbria
    Decent overview. Spellings a bit suspect.
  • Mary Queen of Scots

    5
    By Bin3107
    Excellent !!!

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