Mary Queen of Scots

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Birthday
8, 1542
Birthplace
Linlithgow, Scotland
Death Date
Feb 8, 1587 (44)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
8, 1542
Birthplace
Linlithgow, Scotland
Death Date
Feb 8, 1587 (44)

About

Became Queen of Scotland when she was only 6 days old because she was the only surviving legitimate child of King James V of Scotland. She was imprisoned and forced to abdicated her thrown in 1567.

Before Fame

She was born prematurely and she spent most of her childhood in France while Scotland was ruled by regents.

Trivia

Her own cousin, Queen Elizabeth, had her tried and executed for treason.

Family Life

In 1558, she married the Dauphin of France, Francis. Following his death she married Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley and after his death she married James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell. Her son was James VI and I.

Associated With

After an unsuccessful attempt to regain the throne, she fled southwards seeking the protection of her first cousin once removed, Queen Elizabeth I.

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