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Queen of Scots : the true life of Mary Stuart

Author: J A Guy
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new historian of Mary Queen of Scots draws on new sources to shatter various myths surrounding this odd monarch and uncover some of the scandals and political machinations underpinning, and undermining, her throne.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Mary, Queen of Scots; Königin Maria (Schottland; Mary, Queen of Scots
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Guy
ISBN: 0618254110 9780618254118
OCLC Number: 53899889
Description: xiii, 581 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Genealogies --
Maps --
First year --
Rough wooings --
Arrival in France --
Adolescence --
Education --
Dynastic marriage --
Betrayed queen --
Return to Scotland --
Into the labyrinth --
Meeting between sisters --
Search for a husband --
My heart is my own --
Marriage of convenience --
Enter Bothwell --
Marriage in trouble --
Assassination one --
Reconciliation --
Plot and counterplot --
Assassination two --
Love match? --
Denouement in Scotland --
Mary's story --
Bothwell's story --
Lords' story --
Casket letters 1 --
Casket letters 2 --
Captive queen --
Ax or an act? --
Nemesis --
Final hours --
Epilogue --
Chronology --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Illustrations credits.
Other Titles: True life of Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Responsibility: John Guy.

Abstract:

A new historian of Mary Queen of Scots draws on new sources to shatter various myths surrounding this odd monarch and uncover some of the scandals and political machinations underpinning, and undermining, her throne.
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