Mary Queen of Scots Timeline and Biography

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Mary Queen of Scots Timeline and Biography
1542 - 1587

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Why was Mary Queen of Scots famous? Accomplishments and Achievements? Mary Queen of Scots was famous as the tragic Catholic Queen of Scotland whose marriages led to misery and death. Imprisoned in England by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, she became involved in various Catholic plots and eventually fell into an English trap which proved treason against Queen Elizabeth which led to her execution by beheading.

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This short biography provides a fast snapshot of the life of Mary Queen of Scots:

  • Also known as Queen Mary I of Scotland
  • Date of Birth: Born on 8 December 1542
  • Place of Birth : Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian, Scotland
  • Date of Death: Died on 8 February 1587, aged 44
  • Parents: Father: King James V of Scotland
    Mother: Mary of Guise
  • Family Connections: Her son became King James VI of Scotland and King James I of England
  • Marriages:
    • François II of France (Francis II)
    • Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
    • James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell
  • Religion: Catholic

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1542 8 December 1542- Mary Stewart was born at Linlithgow Palace in Scotland. She later changed the spelling of Stewart to the French spelling of Stuart
 

1543 1543 - Mary is crowned Queen of Scots
 

1548 1548 - Mary Stewart is sent to France
 

1554 1554 - Mary of Guise, her mother, is officially named Regent in Scotland
 

1558 24 April 1558: Fifteen-year-old Mary Stuart marries the 14-year-old Francis, dauphin of France

Mary's father-in-law, King Henry II of France, quarters her arms with those of England
 


1559 1559 - Francis II and Mary are crowned king and queen of France. Mary also claims the throne of England
 

1560 22 February 1560 - Treaty of Berwick between England and Scotland

June 11, 1560 - Mary of Guise dies in Scotland and Mary's husband, Francis, also dies
 


1561 August 19, 1561 - Mary Queen of Scots returns to Scotland
 

1562
 
15 July 15 1562 - Queen Elizabeth cancels a meeting with Mary Queen of Scots because of Mary’s continued attacks of French Protestants.

The two Queens never met.

 


1563 1563 - Mary Queen of Scots sends her secretary to Elizabeth claiming the right of succession
 

1565 1565 - She marries her 19-year-old cousin Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley
 

1566 March 9, 1566 - The Murder of David Rizzio, the secretary of Mary Queen of Scots

June 19, 1566 - Mary Stuart's only child, James is born. Her son later becomes King James VI of Scotland and James I England
 


1567 10 February 1567 - Murder of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, the 30-year-old Earl of Bothwell causing a rebellion

15 May - Mary Queen of Scots imprisoned in Scotland

24 July - Mary abdicates and her baby son, James, becomes King James VI, King of Scotland - her illegitimate brother, the Earl of Murray acts as Protector
 


1568 13 May 1568 - Mary Queen of Scots escapes from captivity, is defeated at Langside

The Flight to England - The Catholic Mary Queen of Scots is imprisoned by Elizabeth I at Fotheringay Castle
 


1569 1 Oct 1569 - Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk is imprisoned in the Tower for plotting to marry the Queen of Scots
 

1578 14 April 1578  The Queen of Scot's third husband, the earl of Bothwell dies in a prison in Denmark

The Babington Plot - Sir Francis Walsingham discovers a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth and replace her with Mary Queen of Scots. The leader of the plot was Anthony Babbington
 


1586 1 July 1586 - Treaty of Berwick - Queen Elizabeth and James VI of Scotland form a league of amity

25 October 1586 - Mary Queen of Scots is convicted of involvement in the Babbington plot
 


1587 8 February 1587 - Execution of Mary Queen of Scots by beheading
 

Mary Queen of Scots Timeline and Biography

Mary Queen of Scots Timeline and Biography
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