Mary Queen of Scots

Discover the life of Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587) through a series of expert articles covering Mary's reign, personal possessions, the places where she lived and her imprisonment in England.

Who was Mary Queen of Scots? Why was she executed? Discover everything you need know about the life of Mary Queen ...

11/10/2018

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History Scotland’s 48-page limited edition Mary Queen of Scots magazine explores various aspects of Mary’s life ...

03/10/2018

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Mary Queen of Scots was executed at Fotheringay Castle on 8 February 1587, after almost twenty years in captivity. ...

08/02/2019

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More than forty international academics and curators are to join a project led by the University of Glasgow, ...

14/01/2019

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The new Mary Queen of Scots film, released in the UK on 18 January, was filmed at several locations in Scotland, ...

11/01/2019

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Explore the life and times of the Stewart Queen with History Scotland’s recommendations for books about Mary Queen ...

07/01/2019

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Josie Rourke, director of Mary Queen of Scots, talks to History Scotland about the challenges of portraying ...

07/12/2018

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History Scotland talks to historian Dr John Guy, whose books inspired the movie Mary Queen of Scots, about the ...

07/12/2018

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History Scotland talks to actress Eileen O'Higgins about her role alongside Saoirse Ronan in the movie Mary Queen ...

07/12/2018

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In our new guest blog, Jenn Scott explores the Stewart queen’s experiences of life in Scotland's capital. ...

28/11/2018

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The cast and crew of the upcoming movie Mary Queen of Scots gathered in LA for the movie’s world premiere at the ...

21/11/2018

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In our latest guest blog to mark the release of the movie Mary Queen of Scots, Moniek Bloks, editor of History of ...

19/11/2018

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