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island queens, or, The death of Mary, Queen of Scotland

a tragedy (1684)

by John Banks

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Published by Published for the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Drama.,
    • Queens -- Scotland -- Drama.,
    • Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Produced in 1704 under title: The Albion queens, or, The death of Mary, Queen of Scotland.

      Other titlesIsland queens., Death of Mary, Queen of Scotland.
      StatementJohn Banks ; introduction by Jayne Elizabeth Lewis.
      SeriesThe Augustan reprints ; publication no. 265-266, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) ;, no. 265-266.
      ContributionsBanks, John, d. 1706., William Andrews Clark Memorial Library., University of California, Los Angeles. Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3316.B25 I85 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 70 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1425875M
      ISBN 100404702651
      LC Control Number93036910

      Darnley was good-looking and charming, but he was often very childish, and he was jealous of Mary's secretary, The death of Mary Italian named David Rizzio. Mary escaped from the castle inwith the help of George Douglas, son island queens the castle's keeper. James created Stewart Lord Methven "for the great love he bore to his dearest mother". The dispute between husband and wife was set to dominate Scottish politics for the next three years, complicated even more by a bitter feud between Angus and James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran ; with bewildering rapidity Margaret sided with one and then the other. Mary's mother was French, and the Scots had a longstanding alliance with France, so Mary was betrothed to the 4-year-old French heir.

      As Dowager Queen she Queen of Scotland book forced to beg permission from the Privy Council even to travel. The most damaging move Queen of Scotland book all was not. She was thought to be near death or dying. King George IV - - George IV accedes to the throne, having spent the last nine years as Prince Regent for his blind and deranged father. She discovered that while in England her husband had been living with Lady Jane Stewart, a former lover. With Albany once more in France where he was to die inMargaret, with the help of Arran and the Hamiltons, brought James, now twelve years old, from Stirling to Edinburgh.

      Mary's captivity would last for the next 18 years. Or Darnley and a group of Protestant nobles viciously murdered David Rizzio, Mary's Italian secretary, stabbing him 56 times as island queens pregnant Mary looked on. More recently, her story was given the art-house treatment in a film by Swiss director Thomas Imbach. She found herself particularly attracted to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Anguswhom even his uncle, the cleric and poet Gavin Douglascalled a "young witless fool". James' experience during this time left him with an abiding hatred of both the house of Douglas and the English connection.


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Mary, Queen of Scots

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The death of her father six days after her birth left Mary as queen of Scotland in her own right. Although Mary’s great-uncle King Henry VIII of England made an unsuccessful effort to secure control of her (Mary inherited Tudor blood through her grandmother, a sister of Henry VIII), the regency of the kingdom was settled in favour of her mother.

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