19 November 2020
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.
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For more on the embroidery and its provenance, visit the Holyroodhouse Palace website.