Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Six) – Two Queens, One Island

Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Six) – Two Queens, One Island

They were both female, both royal by birth and both queens in their own right, but being cousins is what caused the most havoc in the lives of these two women. I am of course speaking of Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart. It wasn’t only the fact that the cousins practiced different religions but that [...]

Was Henry Stuart a Pawn?

Was Henry Stuart a Pawn?

When you think of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley a couple of things come to mind - his tumultuous marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots and his scandalous death that made Mary herself the prime suspect. But what do you know about Darnley prior to his marriage to the Queen of Scots? Henry Stuart was born [...]