Mary Queen of Scots' embroidery - Royal Collection Trust video


19 November 2020
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A two-minute video that explores an embroidered panel created by Mary Queen of Scots that depicts here as a mouse and her cousin Elizabeth I of England as a predatory cat.

In this video, created by Royal Collection Trust/Palace of Holyroodhouse, we learn the story of an embroidered panel was made by Mary, Queen of Scots during her time in captivity in England.

Watch this two-minute film to learn more about the symbolism of the cat depicted and uncover the story that Mary was trying to tell.

For more on the embroidery and its provenance, visit the Holyroodhouse Palace website.