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Mary Queen of Scots and the casket letters

Author: A E MacRobert; Arthur Freeman; Janet Ing Freeman; Bibliotheca Fictiva: The Arthur & Janet Freeman Collection of Literary & Historical Forgery.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In U.S and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study re-examines the story of the Casket Letters, allegedly written by Mary to her lover Bothwell. The author sets out to provide an accessible presentation of the letters, as well as look at the controversy, the latest historiography and the literature it has generated.
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Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots; James Hepburn Bothwell, Earl of; Henry Stuart Darnley, Lord; James Hepburn Bothwell, Earl of; Henry Stuart Darnley, Lord; Mary, Queen of Scots; Königin Maria (Schottland; James Hepburn of Bothwell; Henry Stuart Darnley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A E MacRobert; Arthur Freeman; Janet Ing Freeman; Bibliotheca Fictiva: The Arthur & Janet Freeman Collection of Literary & Historical Forgery.
ISBN: 1860648290 9781860648298
OCLC Number: 50913852
Notes: "Texts of the eight Casket Letters": pages 163-192.
Description: x, 235 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
Pt. 1. The Crisis of 1567-68 --
2. Fact --
3. Conjecture --
4. Theory: Possible conspiracies --
Pt. 2. The Casket Letters --
5. The Discovery and Disclosure of the Casket Letters --
6. A Study of the Casket Letters --
7. An Assessment of the Casket Letters --
8. Mary's Own Version --
App. 1. Texts of the eight Casket Letters --
App. 2. Texts of the Marriage Contracts --
App. 4. Extracts from the Casket Letters sent to Queen Elizabeth from York in October 1568.
Responsibility: AE MacRobert.
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"This account adds greatly to this well-known episode in Mary's life, a historical detective story..."--Scots Magazine ." . . It is on the whole easy to read; unlike some books.. . ."--Anne Gwynn, Read more...

 
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