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The Little Book of Mary, Queen of Scots

By (author) Mickey Mayhew
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The History Press Ltd, Stroud, United Kingdom
Published: 5th Jan 2015
Dimensions: w 126mm h 203mm d 27mm
Weight: 310g
ISBN-10: 0750961511
ISBN-13: 9780750961516
Barcode No: 9780750961516
Synopsis
Mary Queen of Scots is perhaps one of the most controversial and divisive monarchs in regal history. Her story reads like a particularly spicy novel, with murder, kidnap, adultery, assassination and execution. To some she is one of the most wronged women in history, a pawn used and abused by her family in the great monarchical marriage game; to others, a murderous adulteress who committed regicide to marry her lover and then spent years in captivity for the crime, endlessly plotting the demise of her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England. This book covers the entire breath-taking scope of her amazing life and examines the immense cultural legacy she left behind, from the Schiller play of the 1800s to the CW teen drama Reign. Temptress, terrorist, or tragic queen, this book will give you the lowdown on one of history's most misunderstood monarchs.

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"A bright and breezy account of the complex life of Mary Stuart." --Philippa Gregory, author, "The Other Boleyn Girl"