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Execution of a Queen

Shared from our sister site – Stuarts Weekly (8 February 2016) On 8 February 1587, Marie Stuart (Queen of Scots) was executed at Fotheringhay Castle for her supposed treasonous acts against Elizabeth I, Queen of England. From the moment Mary was informed of her impending execution (the following morning) she felt the world lifted from…

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