03/10/2018
Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Mary Queen of Scots magazine – follow Mary from childhood to her tragic end

3e2fe848-224d-49fa-931b-cda9ed36b143

History Scotland’s 48-page limited edition Mary Queen of Scots magazine explores various aspects of Mary’s life including her childhood, marriages, queenship and relationship with Elizabeth I. 

We have commissioned an international panel of contributors to tell Mary’s story, looking at key moments in her life, her relationships with those around her and the story of her imprisonment and execution.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Mary and John Knox – Professor Jane Dawson, University of Edinburgh
  • A mother and her son: Mary and James VI – Professor Carole Levin, University of Nebraska
  • The Rough Wooing: the marriage that never was – Dr Amy Blakeway, University of Kent
  • Imprisoned in her own capital – Dr Lucinda Dean, University of the Highlands & Islands
  • The current state of scholarship – Dr Anna Groundwater, University of Edinburgh
  • What if… Five pivotal points that could have changed history – Dr Katy Jack, University of Stirling
  • The four Marys –  Dr Mickey Mayhew, author and historian
  • Two queens in one isle: Mary and Elizabeth I –  Dr Estelle Paranque, New College of the Humanities

About the magazine

Discover the real story of Mary Queen of Scots with this limited edition souvenir magazine which explores the history behind the woman who became queen at six days old, was widowed at eighteen and went on to become one of Scotland’s most beguiling yet controversial monarchs.

Written by an expert team with a passion for the past, Mary Queen of Scots not only explores the story behind the new Mary Queen of Scots movie from Universal Pictures but also looks at the real-life Mary and the challenging and dangerous situations with which she was faced during her reign and subsequent nineteen-year imprisonment.

ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!

YOU MIGHT ALSO ENJOY...

Who were the husbands of Mary Queen of Scots?

Where is Mary Queen of Scots buried?

(image copyright Focus Features, all rights reserved)

 

 

 

Back to "Scottish Kings and Queens" Category

03/10/2018 Share this story   Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Recent Updates

The Battle of Waterloo was fought - On this day in history

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815.


Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven Castle - On this day in history

On 17 June 1567, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven Castle. ...


Women of Glasgow and the fight for the female vote

Judith Valleley highlights three remarkable Glaswegian women who played their part in the struggle for female ...


Golfer Tom Morris was born - On this day in history

Scottish golfer 'Old Tom Morris' was born on 16 June 1821.


Other Articles

Poet Thomas Campbell died - On this day in history

Poet Thomas Campbell died in Boulogne, France on 15 June 1844.


Television pioneer John Logie Baird died - On this day in history

John Logie Baird, the man who created the world's first successful publicly demonstrated television, died on ...


Scientist James Clerk Maxwell was born - On this day in history

Scientist James Clerk Maxwell was born on 13 June 1831. ...


Astronomer David Gill was born - On this day in history

Astronomer Sir David Gill was born on 12 June 1843.