Scottish Kings and Queens

Discover Scotland's fascinating monarchs with our features on Scottish kings and queens including Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and King James VI.

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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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Queen Anne, the last of the Stuart monarchs, was born on 6 February 1665, at St James's Palace in London.

06/02/2019

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King Charles I was executed for high treason against the kingdom on 30 January 1649.

30/01/2019

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A new video from VisitScotland highlights the filming locations for the new Focus Features movie Mary Queen of ...

28/01/2019

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James Stewart, Earl of Moray, regent for James VI, was assassinated by a firearm on 23 January 1570. ...

23/01/2019

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Dr Amy Hayes explores the life of Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III, mother of James IV and possibly the most ...

23/01/2019

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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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Alexander I, King of Scots, was crowned on 8 January 1107. ...

08/01/2019

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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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James Francis Stewart, the Old Pretender, landed on Scottish soil on 22 December 1715, to take part in a Jacobite ...

22/12/2018

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